[D8226Y], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, June 15th, 1882


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[D8226Y], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, June 15th, 1882

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City of Worcester steamer. Arguments agt House bill on patent law; says Gramme co. shld take lead in organizing opposition to this bill; Grangers are apparently behind bill. Rcvd letter fr McCarty at Rio. Met with committee fr Lawrence, MA company. "PRESENT PLANS FOR BUSINESS. We have now on hand models of three different types for lighting cities. First, there is our big central station model on Pearl St. Second, there is a small central station plant, namely, the Lawrence plant mentioned above, and third, there is the village plant, the model of which I hope will be in New Jersey.." Dealings in Canada. Potential Baltimore order for plant. Wilber has made a long report on Swan's patents. "At present there is no act of infringement upon which we can bring an action against Swan." Misc. smaller items. Letter fr Stewart in Chile. Moore writes from Rio. Phila. Gas Works under new mgt. Vanderbilt will not settle his account with anyone except TAE; go see him. select if we decide to take an Eaton report; covers good ground. dh 17dec02




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