[D8305P], Letter from Philip Richardson to Thomas Alva Edison, September 15th, 1883

Item

Abstract

wants to use dynamo to do something to metal, needs a quantity current instead of intensity current ## asks if shock from dynamo is dangerous or fatal ## TAE marg: "It is hard to tell a person how to do a thing you know nothing about. Try your experiment by passing the current through a lamp and your plating bath = the shock wont kill a fly - its arc light machine that are dangerous."

Date

1883-09-15

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8305P

Folder Set

D8305

Title

[D8305P], Letter from Philip Richardson to Thomas Alva Edison, September 15th, 1883

Microfilm ID

64:417

Publisher

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