[D7903ZDI], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, April 19th, 1879

Item

Abstract

Long newsy letter. Look after carbon buttons. Some transmitters no better than magneto; bad buttons are the cause. Phono for Auerbach(?). Business "dull." P.S. Have you seen Morton in N.A. Review? "I think Prof Morton can be very effectically sat upon." Tried Blake transmitter; doesn't work well. Hears WU reviving auto telegph machines; is this due to DH Craig? Summary of correspondence about Craig and ability "to foist worthless things upon practical men by straightforward downright lying." Sharpe is coming to visit; wants to meet TAE. Tillotson & WElec trying to push Bermann out of phone business.

Date

1879-04-19

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7903ZDI

Folder Set

D7903

Title

[D7903ZDI], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, April 19th, 1879

Microfilm ID

49:211

Publisher

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