[D0204AAK], Letter from Robert Rafn to Edison Storage Battery Co, July 14th, 1902


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[D0204AAK], Letter from Robert Rafn to Edison Storage Battery Co, July 14th, 1902





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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University


July 14 1902
To Dr. Sell,
[illegible] St. 22.
The Edison [illegible] Co.
Orange, N. J.
I have reviewed your favor of 1st inst. stating that other has here been sent me but one cell, which was only a pain of plates with all sulphide iron, to meet the condition of the English patent, and, [from them?], a lot of plates filled with scrapped shaft, as samples of construction "_ and, consequently, that the cell, that I [tested?], and of which I [illegible] my report on June 16th was never sent to me.
It is evident that there is a [illegible] [lobe?] somewhere, although I do not know where to locate it.
I shall give a brief extract of the points of the correspondence regarding said cell:
<file foreign [illegible?]>
<JUL 23 1902>
[TAE Marginalia] 2) a) I wrote to Mr Edison under [illegible] [illegible]
. . . I should suggest that a complete best cell in prepared and kept ready for shipment on telegraphical information.
b) Cable Mr Edison over Apr 19:
Send next cell _ _ _ _
c) Received Cable from Mr Edison, Apr 21 :
_ _ _ _ will ship cell.
The cell was received by me on June 1st and consisted of [illegible] iron _ and one nickel electrodes, fill size, in [illegible] glass jar and separated by [illegible] glass [rocks?]. The package contained [illegible] _ and three nickel plates, of some quantity. As known from my pension letter this cell proved to be insignificant for the official rest in question, for which reason I called : Send new cell, some received [illegible] good
The sample plates, containing scraps [shaft?] [illegible] sent to me Nov. last.
I returned from Vienna yesterday, where things stand very [formidably?].
Yours very truly
Rob. Rafn.
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