[D7832I], Letter from Theodore Puskas to Thomas Alva Edison, March 18th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Recd enclosed letter yesterday from Vallance and Vallance -- arrived from Paris that morning and unpacked small phono and mouthpiece was broken, ferrotype disk cut through, etc. -- suggests way to prevent these problems -- showed phono to Nottage but naturally could not work it -- going back to Paris to see about getting them manufactured there -- difference in price between American and French makers is not good -- Nottage will give orders at same place where Puskas ordered his for Exhibition, Hardy also making your pens -- hasn't received tin foil yet and is anxiously awaiting telephones -- trip to Brussels very satsifactory everyone enthusiastic about phono -- they write in every Parisian paper long articles about it and Puskas thinks may have to stop exhibiting until he has several hundred ready for market

Date

1878-03-18

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7832I

Folder Set

D7832

Title

[D7832I], Letter from Theodore Puskas to Thomas Alva Edison, March 18th, 1878

Microfilm ID

19:218

Publisher

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