[D7802ZJF], Letter from Uriah Hunt Painter to Thomas Alva Edison, April 29th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Encloses 2 more photos how does he like them -- promised Brady would not sit for anyone else while he tries to sell them -- sends 50 to Johnson and 50 more daily for a few days -- Painter can secure 25% royalty on them for TAE -- put phono into stock co at $600,000 TAE gets $30,000 -- his receipts will be immense -- expect to arrange 1000 public exhibitons in next 90 days -- Brady made 150,000 photos of Tom Thumb for Barnum -- thinks side photo of TAE best and EHJ says best photo ever seen of TAE -- how is telephone Stager says Phelps has the big thing now no doubt Prescott ring dominant -- Did TAE see Sunday's Herald they fell into line

Date

1878-04-29

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZJF

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZJF], Letter from Uriah Hunt Painter to Thomas Alva Edison, April 29th, 1878

Microfilm ID

15:575

Publisher

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