[D7802ZDK], Letter from Ezra Torrance Gilliland to Thomas Alva Edison, March 14th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Wrote Batchelor concerning EHJ and decision of executive comm of Society to appoint a comm to make arrangements for EHJ exhibition -- at next meeting of society Gilliland has been selected to lecture on telephone -- wants info from TAE and drawings -- 125 telephones in operation Armstrong says telephone Co say Cinn is one of best customers -- WU have got at their office a Gray telephone which Gill thinks is infringement of Bell -- Gill's lecture to Society will not interfere with EHJ who would speak at a public hall to the public and charge admission -- Bell Telephone Co have furnished Gill all he needs -- at last meeting of Society Ross, with whom Gill is now associated gave lecture on elec light -- newspapers have had material on phono and Gill would like privilege of making one or purchasing -- Gill doing well having secured nearly all of old trade and has 5 hands working principle bus is telephone work -- has power of atty from old man to sell [e pen?]

Date

1878-03-14

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZDK

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZDK], Letter from Ezra Torrance Gilliland to Thomas Alva Edison, March 14th, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:354

Publisher

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