[D8224ZAP], Letter from John M Tufts, Jr. to Thomas Alva Edison, June 1882

Item

Abstract

Is member of Rahway common council; in last year city has paid gas co $2K per year for 110 lamps; will raise rate to $2250 next year. Wants to investigate alternatives to gas. TAE: "apologize for not [----] before am now perfecting a system of E.L. applicable to small towns and cannot do anything at present. am going to try it first at Roselle on the Central Road. Would advise yoru Common Council to make no contract with Gas Co which cannot be easily revoked"

Date

1882-06-00

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8224ZAP

Folder Set

D8224

Title

[D8224ZAP], Letter from John M Tufts, Jr. to Thomas Alva Edison, June 1882

Microfilm ID

61:43

Publisher

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