[D8026ZCL], Letter from Ernst Biedermann to Thomas Alva Edison, July 28th, 1880

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Title

[D8026ZCL], Letter from Ernst Biedermann to Thomas Alva Edison, July 28th, 1880

Editor's Notes

Copied all drawings and filed for trademark, a "three quarters patent." Should have papers in month. Recd generator, meter, safety; no regulator, lamp or motor. Old lamps burn low on this generator; Young says you will send suitable lamps. Proposition: has formed partnership with 1st class individuals and made exclusive arrangement with Swiss instrument & machine shop. In return for exclusive ELight license in Swtzlnd propose to pay all costs, manufacture all equip to your specs, and give you 50% of profits. You should send man to superintend. Part of Geneva could be lighted quickly, the best advertisement for remainder of Europe. Young will call on you for response.

Date

1880-07-28

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8026-F

Microfilm ID

54:257

Document ID

D8026ZCL

Publisher

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