[D8226ZBG1], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, August 17th, 1882

Item

Abstract

Gramme co sent list of a dozen new light ocmpanies recently formed in NY. One is a Faure company in New England, capitalized at $2M. We'll give Chgo co iso business till next July "on a division of the profits on dynamos." Also gives them option to buy out Iso Co till Nov. 1. Must increse capital fr $500K to $800K, giving half to Iso company in stock and half in cash. "Moore, Goddard and I all agree that this is fair." Bliss and Clarke [vp of Chgo co] agree that this is fair. Moore writes fr Bridgeport that while he was canvassing for orders, that within past 3 days also canvassed by 4 other electric light companies and 2 gas.

Date

1882-08-17

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8226ZBG1

Folder Set

D8226

Title

[D8226ZBG1], Letter from Sherburne Blake Eaton to Thomas Alva Edison, August 17th, 1882

Microfilm ID

61:395

Publisher

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