[D8023ZBO], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to N.Y. City. Board of Aldermen, John J Morris, December 15th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Draft in Goddard's hand of TAE letter to Pres of NY Board of Aldermen. Understand you expressed unwillingness to vote to approve putting in wires until Co made satisfactory demo in NYC according to resolution passed 2 yrs ago. Explains importance of working in MP rather than NY; physical & financial impossibility of experimenting in the City. Has been satisfactorily demonstrated at MP. Before investing huge sums in NY, Co desires something more permanent than a revocable permit. Would be pleased to confer personally and show the lights in MP.

Date

1880-12-15

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8023ZBO

Folder Set

D8023

Title

[D8023ZBO], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to N.Y. City. Board of Aldermen, John J Morris, December 15th, 1880

Microfilm ID

54:118

Publisher

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