[D7802ZGD], Letter from A L Fleury to Thomas Alva Edison, April 4th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Recd TAE's of 23 Mar in response to his of 15 Mar -- feels imposed on TAE by asking him to acquire some sweet potato bulbs -- notes wonderful affect phono has had on scientists in Paris -- Puskas has not yet written him -- asked daily by several gentlemen if he had yet heard from TAE re telephone for the fire department presently no fire alarm telegraph several systems have been offered and made trials with Bell telephone but they have all been refused "they want something American, something more practical" -- feels he can help TAE realize large profit from telephone and phono -- telephone would be useful in mines as well as large industrial establishments -- would like telephones to experiment with

Author

Mentions

Date

1878-04-04

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZGD

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZGD], Letter from A L Fleury to Thomas Alva Edison, April 4th, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:460

Publisher

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