[D7802ZZOE], Letter from George Harrison Bliss to Thomas Alva Edison, December 30th, 1878

Item

Abstract

notes mistaken attribution to Bliss in NY Sun that TAE telephone receiver could receive through Atlantic cable; reporter conflated reference to motograph experiment moving bell lever through resistance equal to length of cable and that TAE telephone would soon enable longer telephone transmissions as long as NY to Chicago; noted that article indicated selling price of TAE patent in France at 500,000 francs and Bliss hopes he will see his share soon; wants TAE to let him know what is happening with EL; in reference to Gray Bliss understood Gray to state that he could make is resonant motor work in a telephone receiver and that Kellog had stated that Gray had made a receiver which worked without a magnet

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Date

1878-12-30

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7802ZZOE

Folder Set

D7802

Title

[D7802ZZOE], Letter from George Harrison Bliss to Thomas Alva Edison, December 30th, 1878

Microfilm ID

16:556

Publisher

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