[D8226H], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, May 24th, 1882

Item

Abstract

Asked Gramme Co to make a report on Electro Dynamic Co. of Phila; they make small sewing machine motors, Borden is having trouble with his illuminating co in Fall River; Edmunds & Montgomery are talking up Swan lamp and forming companies to exploit it. Brush people close to acquiring Swan lamp. Thus investors in Fall River are waiting to see instead of investing in Borden's co; like Gov. Howard. Will meet w/ Col. Hazard and request him as Pres. of Gramme Co. to issue "a manifesto against the Swan Co." Eaton wants to defer suits in England agt Swan. RE Moses going into arc light business: Moses wants half of the profits; maybe give him quarter to third? Will settle issue of compensation to Borden for his storage battery patents. Encloses report on Faure batty made by Prof. Houston.

Date

1882-05-24

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8226H

Folder Set

D8226

Title

[D8226H], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, May 24th, 1882

Microfilm ID

61:175

Publisher

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