[D7940K], Letter from Samuel Stockton White to Thomas Alva Edison, March 27th, 1879

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Title

[D7940K], Letter from Samuel Stockton White to Thomas Alva Edison, March 27th, 1879

Editor's Notes

Forgot to ask earlier if TAE has any advantage under his WU contract in delaying new receiver. "If there is anything in the way I would be glad to know it, and will try to remove the difficulty." Marg: "As far as regards the new tel, it is all right tho they have not given me the contract promised but anything after that the Contract is so arranged & worded that it is neither for the benfit of the Co or myself. It shld be an object with the Co to have the [contract] worded in such a manner so that it wold be an object for myself & my people here to tie the whole system by pat without any delay so that hereafter no compet may take advantage of the rapid devel in science & comne into the field with an inst based on points not now known. As it stands whether I delr one or 20 improvements in any year, me & my assts do not get only a cent [??? ???] hence we have no object in prod but one good thing in each & every year."

Mentioned

Date

1879-03-27

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D7940-F

Microfilm ID

52:263

Document ID

D7940K

Publisher

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