[D0231ABB], Letter from Dyer Edmonds and Dyer to Thomas Alva Edison, December 17th, 1902


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[D0231ABB], Letter from Dyer Edmonds and Dyer to Thomas Alva Edison, December 17th, 1902




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


Letterhead of Law Offices of Dyer, Edmonds & Dyer.
December 17, 1902.
Thomas A. Edison, Esq.,
Orange, N. J.
Dear Sir:-
Referring to our letter of April 15th, 1902, and in accordance with our promise therein, we now beg to send you, under separate cover, copies of the patents on wireless telegraphy the issues of which were at that time exhausted. We think it would be well if you would have some one at the Laboratory place these patents with those previously sent you, so that the record may be complete.
Yours very truly,
Dyer, Edmonds & Dyer
[TAE Marginalia?] Letterhead of the Edison Portland Cement Co.
Prices of an [illegible] arrived at [illegible] Mr. Edison and Major [illegible]-Page in the presence of Mr. Lewis in the 23rd day of [October?] 1902.
Mr. Edison agrees to join the American Marconi Company (Marconi [illegible] Mfg. Co. of America) in the Capacity of [terminal?] advised and to serve as a member of its "Technical Board," a body to be created by the by-laws of the Company and to include among its members Mr. Marconi and [illegible] other engineers as may be selected. The period of such service to the the conditions - of consideration five years, if he shall live for that period: the consideration for which service shalt shall, irrespective of the period of actual service, be the same of $60,000. - one-half of which, viz: $30000., shall be paid [illegible] [illegible] in the Company's April [illegible], and one-half in cash. the [illegible overstruck handwriting] [illegible overstruck handwriting] of shall $6,000. [illegible overstruck text], the cash shall be paid in five annual installments of $6000. each, the first of such payments to be made in two years from the 1st day of November 1902, and all each of which payments, obligations to the Evidence by the Company's [illegibe] or illegible in some appropriate form.
Thos A Edison
This to remain open until and [illegible] [illegible]
Dec. 31/02. [electrical?] memorandum [illegible] Mr. Edison and Major Flood-Page
October 23/02.
In the event of Mr Edison being appointed a member of the technical Bond of the Marconi [Edison?] Telegraph Company of America, and of his acceptance of each appointment, he will contribute to that Company his United States Patent No. 465971. dated December 29/1891 and will make formal assignment thereof to this Company.
Thos A Edison
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