[D7937ZBU], Letter from Philadelphia Local Telegraph Co, Henry Bentley to Thomas Alva Edison, July 15th, 1879

Item

Abstract

Test of TAE carbon trans against Short, Phelps, Blake receivers between Phila & NY. Only TAE's could be heard in either direction. Will try again with improved Short inst but others "have got a hard road to travel after that `Button.'" Wants points from TAE for emg paper in Frank Inst Jrnl. Describes adjustments made to receiver, which now works as well over 100 miles as any lesser distance.

Date

1879-07-15

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Identifier

D7937ZBU

Folder Set

D7937

Title

[D7937ZBU], Letter from Philadelphia Local Telegraph Co, Henry Bentley to Thomas Alva Edison, July 15th, 1879

Microfilm ID

52:84

Publisher

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