[D8316AJX], Letter from Samuel Insull to Joshua Franklin Bailey, July 27th, 1883


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[D8316AJX], Letter from Samuel Insull to Joshua Franklin Bailey, July 27th, 1883

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left London suddenly "on account of the sudden change of base there..the proposed amalgamation with Swan.", TAE says it is true, trying to "render the effect of such consolidation less injurious to our other interests"; Norway-Sweden contract should be executed as is by TAE; "In regard to your big scheme, I find that Edison's principal feeling is that you will not be able to get the money.", trying to "give to the Edison Electric Light Co of Europe (New York) no cash..The very proposition confirms an opinion which is prevalent..that your terms start well, but rapidly dwindle."; "I find things in America 'booming'."; headed to Louisvill for 5000 light plant, "the larges electric light plant ever created."; NY central station improving, "The superintendent normally in charge was a failure from every point of view. A new man has been found and is working wonders."; before Jan, should show "very handsome earnings", need to increase capacity




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