[D7937ZCA], Letter from Uriah Hunt Painter to Thomas Alva Edison, August 24th, 1879

Item

Abstract

Hears that WU has shelved emg receiver; "it's the old story, feeding pearls to swine. Now is there any way to get it out of their clutches? I can get a big sum of money for it." Also has transmitter he thinks Batch could make work clear of Bell and TAE carbon patents. EHJ making teleph GO in England. Marg: "Playing same game at WU as did with Carbon. Its no use they have to take it. B has got an idea of a Tel wkg on but wont say anything abot it."

Date

1879-08-24

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Subject

Identifier

D7937ZCA

Folder Set

D7937

Title

[D7937ZCA], Letter from Uriah Hunt Painter to Thomas Alva Edison, August 24th, 1879

Microfilm ID

52:92

Publisher

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