[D8143C], Agreement, Henry Villard, Thomas Alva Edison, September 14th, 1881

Item

Abstract

Signed agreement for TAE to build 2.5 miles of rwy track at Menlo equipped with 3 cars, 2 locos (1 freight rated 10 tons, 1 pssngr rated 60 mph). TAE expts to be supervised by Villard's engineer; if successful Villard to reimburse actual outlays & negot with EElight Co for rights to build at least 50 miles electric rwy in wheat regions. Initial costs not to exceed $2300/mile; locos & cars $800 each. [docket note that this entered as defendant's exhibit, Sept 1898].

Date

1881-09-14

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8143C

Folder Set

D8143

Title

[D8143C], Agreement, Henry Villard, Thomas Alva Edison, September 14th, 1881

Microfilm ID

59:433

Publisher

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

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