[D8220M], Letter from Charles Augustus Young to Thomas Alva Edison, May 4th, 1882

Item

Abstract

Boxes with dynamo arrived yesterday; will pay bill when received, but make bill out to him not to college. Also wants 20 B lamps for use probably no more than 3-4 hours a week. Wants to know best rpm to operate machine; his engine does 180 rpm and he wants to drive dynamo from flywheel, giving 1600 rpm. Edison's comments: "The machine is a wound(?) 15 Light machine therefore good for 30 B lights it should run 2000 to get proper EMF if you give him low volt [---] 1700 or 1600 will do. give him what lamps [---] & charge co."

Date

1882-05-04

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8220M

Folder Set

D8220

Title

[D8220M], Letter from Charles Augustus Young to Thomas Alva Edison, May 4th, 1882

Microfilm ID

60:766

Publisher

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