[D8132ZBV], Letter from Charles Batchelor to Thomas Alva Edison, December 14th, 1881

Item

Abstract

Has put "all our men" on the payroll of the different companies from Nov. 15. Has had difficulty starting mfg b/c hard to find a suitable factory; looked at 53 w/in 100 miles Paris. Final image is illustration of the factory Batch found. Porges "is a very peculiar man." Gets things done "by simply making him believe that he is the originator of the desire to have the thing I want." Says he blusters in mtgs then shuts up after a few minutes and goes along.

Date

1881-12-14

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8132ZBV

Folder Set

D8132

Title

[D8132ZBV], Letter from Charles Batchelor to Thomas Alva Edison, December 14th, 1881

Microfilm ID

58:570

Publisher

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