[D7835G], Letter from John Harper Long to Thomas Alva Edison, July 11th, 1878

Item

Abstract

Read about heat measurer TAE made for Prof. Langley and wants info -- wants to conduct experiments on conductivity of heat in fluids and needs a finer thermometer than any which physicists presently possess -- has consulted several gentlemen at U. of Tubingen in Wirttenberg, including Profs. Lothar Meyer and DuBois Raymond and they wonder if TAE's inst would work -- this fellow is an American, has met Langley, and would like to introduce TAE's inst among German chemists TAE marg: You can do all you require the delicacy is inf & depends on manip I have sent one to Browning who will make them of any design require to give idea for instance [then goes on to describe expt but difficult to read on film]

Date

1878-07-11

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7835G

Folder Set

D7835

Title

[D7835G], Letter from John Harper Long to Thomas Alva Edison, July 11th, 1878

Microfilm ID

19:423

Publisher

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