[D8135ZAG], Letter from Theodore Puskas, Joshua Franklin Bailey to Thomas Alva Edison, August 2nd, 1881

Item

Abstract

Hired Flammarion for 1000F a month. "His excellent social position, his extended [---] with the press and with scientific men make his alliance very valuable." Actively making preparations for "seizure of Maxim and Swan referred to in our last." Will advise Batchelor and ask TAE consent by cable before starting. Maxim is actively seeking investors and generating publicity. "The seizure of their exhibit will deter capitalists from taking them up. In the Electrician the Maxim people have a strong organ" through which contesting "possession of the field with you" and making people think they're legitimate rival.

Date

1881-08-02

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8135ZAG

Folder Set

D8135

Title

[D8135ZAG], Letter from Theodore Puskas, Joshua Franklin Bailey to Thomas Alva Edison, August 2nd, 1881

Microfilm ID

58:956

Publisher

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