[D8316AKO], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Archibald B Stuart, Ohio Edison Electric Installation Co, July 30th, 1883

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Abstract

explains "method of operations" for erecting a central station: send canvasser who records lights burning per hour, map town and mark with canvasser's data, determine copper conductors; this causes delay, but is more economical; estimate is lowest possible price; will allow adjustments in estimate or work; at acceptance, 25% due, work completed=50%, 25% 30 days after light is supplied; do not take time contracts; experts, training, and hiring done by TAE or rep, test given

Date

1883-07-30

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8316AKO

Folder Set

D8316

Title

[D8316AKO], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Archibald B Stuart, Ohio Edison Electric Installation Co, July 30th, 1883

Microfilm ID

64:1037

Publisher

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