[D8020ZAT], Letter from Simon Newcomb to Thomas Alva Edison, January 28th, 1880

Item

Abstract

You misunderstood. My idea wasn't to use platinum but "some form of carbon of metallic solidity and compactness." Try cotton fiber same length as horseshoe. Marg: "Get former letter."

Date

1880-01-28

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8020ZAT

Folder Set

D8020

Title

[D8020ZAT], Letter from Simon Newcomb to Thomas Alva Edison, January 28th, 1880

Microfilm ID

53:631

Publisher

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