[D7702ZBY], Letter from George Frederick Barker to Thomas Alva Edison, September 10th, 1877

Item

Abstract

Just returned and found TAE's of 2 Aug -- delighted with news of perfecting telephone articulation seems far better than Bell's -- Wants TAE help in lecture as well as telephone insts -- Info on graphite from Richards, the mechanical eng. of Colt's Armory -- wants an automatic instrument (metal parts) for experimenting on Koenig's forks -- phenomenon mentioned by TAE re india rubber well-known and mentioned in Tyndall -- At Wallace's the other day and he heated 18ft 1/4in copper with his new magents -- Draper and third satellite of Mars

Date

1877-09-10

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7702ZBY

Folder Set

D7702

Title

[D7702ZBY], Letter from George Frederick Barker to Thomas Alva Edison, September 10th, 1877

Microfilm ID

14:142

Publisher

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