[D8136ZAI], Letter from Charles Turner Hughes to Thomas Alva Edison, August 25th, 1881

Item

Abstract

[Written from NY law office]. Mr. Corcoran says "windmills are not to be relied upon where anything like steady power is wanted." Need 20 mph wind to work 25 ft mill, providing 6.5 hp; tower would cost $850. Average windspeed only 7.5 mph. "Mr. Pierce of artesian well notoriety says substantially the same thing."

Date

1881-08-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8136ZAI

Folder Set

D8136

Title

[D8136ZAI], Letter from Charles Turner Hughes to Thomas Alva Edison, August 25th, 1881

Microfilm ID

59:45

Publisher

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