[D8317D], Letter from Ball Engine Co to Thomas Alva Edison, October 12th, 1883

Item

Abstract

letterhead: Ball Engine Co, Manufacturers of Automatic Cut-Off Engines (Auto is crossed out and Manu is handwritten above), Erie, PA; photo of engine ## "have made several attempts to reach your Co but without success on the question of the superiority of our engine for electric lighting"; regulation better, valve is better than any piston valve; have engine at Boston fair; will reimburse for travel if, upon examination claims are proven false; TAE marg: "We should want to make long test of an 8 1/2 x10 or near that size at the Goerck St works before we come talk biz (big)"

Date

1883-10-12

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8317D

Folder Set

D8317

Title

[D8317D], Letter from Ball Engine Co to Thomas Alva Edison, October 12th, 1883

Microfilm ID

65:1006

Publisher

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