[D7802ZXZ], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, September 4th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Kurtz Gallery scheme will be success if can get some more of TAE's things; will be nucleus of Redpath's tour scheme; will be proper school or organizing headquarters for shaping TAE inventions for exhibition; will give TAE 10% of profits at Kurtz and will champion him and priority of his inventions; will give benefit for yellow fever sufferers and tell Mayor that TAE joins in this contribution; wants TAE's help in getting the thing underway by loan of tasimeter, obtain privilege from WU to exhibit carbon telephone with a set of instruments, they hesitate because of EHJ connection with Bell Tel Co but EHJ sees himself as TAE personal agent and no need for concern, supply info for establishing TAE priority claims; if TAE joins EHJ will see NY aglow by 1 Oct with Edison Museum

Date

1878-09-04

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZXZ

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZXZ], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, September 4th, 1878

Microfilm ID

16:12

Publisher

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