[D8020ZGY], Letter from John R Segredor to Thomas Alva Edison, September 25th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Favorable transportation for cane near Apalachicola River. Fever rampant; taking "heavy doses of quinine night & morning & it has left me afraid." State land commissioner reports no cane in S Fla. Locals credit TAE with arc light. How about using wood made elastic by alcohol steam? Describes firing boilers with green sawdust. Will ask experienced W. Indies traveler to write MP.

Date

1880-09-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8020ZGY

Folder Set

D8020

Title

[D8020ZGY], Letter from John R Segredor to Thomas Alva Edison, September 25th, 1880

Microfilm ID

53:855

Publisher

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