[D8239ZBC], Letter from Arnold Henry White to Thomas Alva Edison, May 1st, 1882


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[D8239ZBC], Letter from Arnold Henry White to Thomas Alva Edison, May 1st, 1882

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Refers to and quotes portions of EHJ cables of 11 and 21 April, ordering 25 A dynamos, working for big order of dynamos, lamps, and fixtures. "Lamp factory should be started at once. Large order certain." Send capable man to take charge construction works in England. Also our cable of 26 Apr ordering one hundred 100 light; twenty-five 250 light; 30,000 lamps, 32 regulators, etc. Still considering large dynmamos. Also ours 1st May "Send six one thousand light dynamos." Now authorized to order machinery and plant as per enclosed schedule, at prices named in your 13 April cable (quotes it) for 100 & 250 light dynamos; central station for 1300 lights ($10,000), "calculate all bar armature machines about six dollars per light in big orders." Please confirm order and say when it will be filled. Also have yours of 20 April; will cable you about method of payment after board meeting tomorrow.




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