[D7840ZAC], Letter from Joshua Franklin Bailey to Thomas Alva Edison, June 8th, 1878

Item

Abstract

After interview with Gouraud Bailey sent cable asking if TAE committed to him or free to negotiate personally -- G showed B cable from TAE to G saying take charge telephone England -- B not sure of extent of TAE's authorization from that cable -- TAE responded Gouraud has full powers -- will talk with G next week on combination and if it seems feasible to fix a price for TAE patents will do this if figure not too high -- TAE should bear in mind that there will be extensive litigation over patents -- situation much muddled and no one is going to pay large price for any of the patents -- upon receipt TAE should cable G or B his lowest selling price

Date

1878-06-08

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7840ZAC

Folder Set

D7840

Title

[D7840ZAC], Letter from Joshua Franklin Bailey to Thomas Alva Edison, June 8th, 1878

Microfilm ID

19:861

Publisher

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