[D7802ZCQ], Letter from Theodore Puskas to Thomas Alva Edison, March 5th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Puskas's first letter in reply to all of TAE's -- feels English contract is not good but best he could do -- problem is patent application which is felt to be weak since it is part of telephone patent and has some 30 claims -- Bessemer feels not enough phono in preliminary specification -- asked Puskas to give TAE his compliments thinks phono is a marvelous invention -- wants TAE to consent to put patent before best counsel Puskas can get for advice -- is off to Paris -- Steroscopic Co is a very good firm Nottage is Alderman and Sheriff of London and should be influential -- will TAE give Puskas 1/3 of English contract -- send plate instrument as soon as possible -- Preece got his phono -- awaiting telephones

Date

1878-03-05

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZCQ

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZCQ], Letter from Theodore Puskas to Thomas Alva Edison, March 5th, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:316

Publisher

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