[D8049ZED], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, April 29th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Cabled you ystdy for your views on telephone amalgamation but no reply. Gouraud offered to make peace with White but appears to be pursuing private deal with Bel interests. White wrote G enclosed letter [not found], the reply to which will make clear which way he intends to go. Co very anxious to know how you will vote on amalgamation. One way or another, please reply even tho it's annoying: "damn it all if you will go on turning the world topsy turvey with your innovations on established order you must exp[ect to bear more than one mans share of the labor of dispensing the chaos you make." PS: Understand G wrote you that he learned from me that you favor amalgamation; "damned lie."

Date

1880-04-29

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8049ZED

Folder Set

D8049

Title

[D8049ZED], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, April 29th, 1880

Microfilm ID

56:651

Publisher

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