[D8043ZAX], Letter from American Bell Telephone Co, Theodore Newton Vail to Thomas Alva Edison, December 18th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Bell co. asks: since buttons always breaking & need increasing can't you cut price? <"When you come to NYork again come to Menlo Park after you have seen how they are made & you think the price too great will reduce it A carbon button is never{trip. undrl.} broken in a well made transmitter. They will last a century. putting a fraigle button in a cracked holder made by a botch will of course break them">

Date

1880-12-18

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8043ZAX

Folder Set

D8043

Title

[D8043ZAX], Letter from American Bell Telephone Co, Theodore Newton Vail to Thomas Alva Edison, December 18th, 1880

Microfilm ID

55:664

Publisher

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