[D7802ZBG], Letter from A L Fleury to Thomas Alva Edison, February 21st, 1878

Item

Abstract

Saw drawing of phono copied from Sci Am and account of success before Polytechnic Club in Liepzig Illustrated Journal -- Puskas has not yet written -- Spent considerable time and money on Bell's telephone and sends TAE a paper on it -- hopes for improved telephone that speaks louder and can announce itself -- Fleury knows former Prime Minister of Austria who is intimate with Emperor Franz Josef and through him could reach the Court Circle and the Govt. -- also has friends through whom he could reach King of Bavaria -- sent sketch of an ear telephone -- waiting with interest for the development of the phonograph and for accounts in American press -- has TAE made arrangements for sale of European patents -- son is partner in a zither and violin manufacturer in Vienna and through him could effect sales of phono and telephone

Author

Mentions

Date

1878-02-21

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZBG

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZBG], Letter from A L Fleury to Thomas Alva Edison, February 21st, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:261

Publisher

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