[D8226V], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, June 12th, 1882

Item

Abstract

"The Swan lamp begins to trouble us." Rcvd letter from Bliss saying that the Brush people in Chicago have announced that they will soon organize a company to introduce Swan light to be used alongside Brush light and storage batty. Hoskin in Phila. says having same trouble with Brush people. "He says that he learns in canvassing for customers that the Brush people are proposing to exchange their arc system for the combined arc and incandescent system. He ways that fact stopped a negotiation Saturday with a prospective customer." Eaton says "there is no course left for us but to fight" the Brush people. Wants Wilber to start a suit agt Swan. Dean thinks it's a good idea to have a conference abt changes in engines when new orders come in.

Date

1882-06-12

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8226V

Folder Set

D8226

Title

[D8226V], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, June 12th, 1882

Microfilm ID

61:264

Publisher

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