[D8322ZDD], Letter from Samuel Insull to Alfred Ord Tate, November 7th, 1883


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[D8322ZDD], Letter from Samuel Insull to Alfred Ord Tate, November 7th, 1883

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letter of various instructions for Tate, on Armington & Sims letterhead from Providence. did not get telegram re Upton till too late to answer, tell Hastings to give him $1400. "glad you have the check form Lord. Don’t pay out a cent except for notes". glad to get Fall River copper this week. "tell Ernest to ship the two 350 Eight machines to Dwelley Fall River and to H machines to Rich Fall River", instructions on how to write up bills/receipts. see Hastings about Hartford, Harris & Robinson were supposed to make appointment, will be free after Tues next week. Kruesi in NY tomorrow, get him to go to Danbury, get estimate for Hartford. "Please see Mr Edison tell him that it is absolutely necessary for the Fall River people to wire the city buildings immediately" should not wait for fire underwriters to "pass on that new cable. They must be allowed to go right ahead. The reason is the city election occurs inside of a m onth and if the Fall River Co does not get the City Bldgs wired before the Election occurs they will have great trouble later on..Steiringer should be sent on to Fall River at once--not next week." "tell Bergmann & Co that they are seriously compromising our business by delaying on castings for Kruesi. This is the most important thing". Fall River directors anxious to get started. Have Randolph go over Lamp Cos accounts; thinks their foreign orders and Construction Dept accts have gotten mixed up. Will be in Boston tomorrow, visit Lawrence, to Garrison on Fri and NY Tues





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