[D7937ZDZ], Letter from Harry F Hunter to Thomas Alva Edison, December 12th, 1879

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Title

[D7937ZDZ], Letter from Harry F Hunter to Thomas Alva Edison, December 12th, 1879

Editor's Notes

Fourteen-year old asking whether TAE or Bell telephones was first. Marg: "That is is question before the patent ofs, but Bell was the first to bring before public & is therefore first inventor..." Which is more practical? "Mine." Will telephone supplant telegraph? "No."

Date

1879-12-12

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Subject

Folder/Volume ID

D7937-F

Microfilm ID

52:150

Document ID

D7937ZDZ

Publisher

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