[D8020Q], Letter from Henry Bessemer to Thomas Alva Edison, January 12th, 1880

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Title

[D8020Q], Letter from Henry Bessemer to Thomas Alva Edison, January 12th, 1880

Editor's Notes

Congrats on light. Suggestions for strengthening carbonized cardboard. Deposition of carbon by incandescent carbureted hydrogen gas. Describes carbonization of straw in coke oven; suggests carbonizing in gas retort. Coat paper with silica, etc. Marg: "Hold for personal answer."

Date

1880-01-12

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8020Q

Folder Set

D8020-F

Microfilm ID

53:577

Publisher

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