[D8321ZAH], Letter from Alfred Abernethy Cowles to Thomas Alva Edison, October 27th, 1883

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Abstract

reply to Newburgh order, likely completed next week "This is unusually prompt work, but we happen to be able to do it and take pleasure in pushing it through rapidly" # responds to TAE saying wire does not "run high enough in conductivity", insulted by Splitdorf liquid insulation which is a shellac coating, says men must be mismeasuring diameter b/c his tests have tested well. # inquires about machine for testing wire, chemist for analyzing copper from mines ## TAE marg: "Insull = Have Bergman make for Coles a complete apparatus for measuring conductivity of the wire = E # Don’t know of any young man just now will try and get one though E"

Date

1883-10-27

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8321ZAH

Folder Set

D8321

Title

[D8321ZAH], Letter from Alfred Abernethy Cowles to Thomas Alva Edison, October 27th, 1883

Microfilm ID

66:156

Publisher

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