[D7802ZBH], Letter from George Harrison Bliss to Thomas Alva Edison, February 22nd, 1878

Item

Abstract

J.F. Bailey left for East to start for Europe to represent Gray telephone -- Gray interests would like to secure a combination with TAE -- gave Bailey a letter to Puskas although TAE not in favor of combination -- believes even if combination not favorable Puskas should meet Bailey -- plan on which Puskas is working looks splendid -- Great Britain not included in Bliss contract will he be allowed any show there in the phono and telephone -- engaged in a squabble with WE over old Bliss and Co matters and fears it may lead to a separation -- thinks this might lead to a settlement of TAE account as they don't want pen contract cancelled -- royalty small last month because orders not filled but WE doing good work -- showed pen to Chicago Electrical Society last night -- doesn't understand why pen business is not doing better given amount of work Bliss is putting into it

Date

1878-02-22

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZBH

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZBH], Letter from George Harrison Bliss to Thomas Alva Edison, February 22nd, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:263

Publisher

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