[D8133ZBP], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, December 29th, 1881

Item

Abstract

"I am met on all sides by astonishment at the price I ask for our Dynamos, namely L200." Gave Thomson 3 for L180 ea. Thomson says that Siemens dynamos adopted b/c L90 price. Johson wants to investigate comparative efficiency/economy of the two. Thinks can get price down to L150 w/ help from TAE and others in US. Preece's 2nd lecture at Soc. of Arts was last night and was illuminated by TAE light. Crystal Palace will open lat next week; Batchelor is shipping all your exhibits and Johnson will get them in position. Needs motors.

Date

1881-12-29

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8133ZBP

Folder Set

D8133

Title

[D8133ZBP], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Thomas Alva Edison, December 29th, 1881

Microfilm ID

58:807

Publisher

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