[D7801A7], Letter from James W Somers to Thomas Alva Edison, April 22nd, 1878

Item

Abstract

Writes regarding Evening Star (Washington) article regarding TAE invention of hearing aid -- TAE marginalia "I stated to the Star reporter that I had constructed & used such an apparatus to enble me to hear theatrical plays but that it would be generally impracticable owing to cumbersomeness; I am going to work soon on an apparatus to accomplish the object in a practical manner & if succesful you will learn of it through the papers"

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Date

1878-04-22

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7801A7

Folder Set

D7801

Title

[D7801A7], Letter from James W Somers to Thomas Alva Edison, April 22nd, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:34

Publisher

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

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