[D8135ZAA], Letter from Theodore Puskas, Joshua Franklin Bailey to Thomas Alva Edison, July 22nd, 1881

Item

Abstract

Enclosedj is proof of article sent to the "journals in the provinces on the occasion of the National Fete," as well as notices from Figaro and photos of building in wh office is located. "Our decorations and illuminations were the greates attraction of the quarter." Work on catalogue has occupied their attention in last few days; thinks that it will serve as a guide for journalists writing up the Exposition. More on publicity/journalistic efforts to promote light to coincide with expo. Also discussed the matter of legal proceedings agt Maxim & Swan with Armengaud, who was favorably impressed w/ Maxim work till Moses came and explained TAE's patents more fully. And TAE patents predate Maxim's by a year. Receiving many inquiries abt light recently.

Date

1881-07-22

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8135ZAA

Folder Set

D8135

Title

[D8135ZAA], Letter from Theodore Puskas, Joshua Franklin Bailey to Thomas Alva Edison, July 22nd, 1881

Microfilm ID

58:930

Publisher

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