[D8303ZCE], Letter from Thomas Corwin Mendenhall to Samuel Insull, April 15th, 1883

Item

Abstract

Would like some small cylinder of the hard carbon; ask about a plan of making the lamp with a ground joint so that the filament might be renewed. [SI2 replies: "ground glass wrs all right but the precentage of cracked Lamp & Slow leaking is so great where {?} under that it doesn't compensate for the advantages" "Will try & do what can in getting carbon cylinder for you"

Recipient

Date

1883-04-15

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8303ZCE

Folder Set

D8303

Title

[D8303ZCE], Letter from Thomas Corwin Mendenhall to Samuel Insull, April 15th, 1883

Microfilm ID

64:136

Publisher

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