[D7937ZBQ], Letter from Philadelphia Local Telegraph Co, Henry Bentley to Thomas Alva Edison, July 11th, 1879

Item

Abstract

Re: Shortt, Blake and Phelps transmitters. Phelps' is simple and works well "but if people can get patents on these things after your covering the whole ground, as it seems to me your have, I dont see what he Patent Office is for or what is the use of getting a patent in the first place."

Date

1879-07-11

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Subject

Identifier

D7937ZBQ

Folder Set

D7937

Title

[D7937ZBQ], Letter from Philadelphia Local Telegraph Co, Henry Bentley to Thomas Alva Edison, July 11th, 1879

Microfilm ID

52:78

Publisher

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