[D8325ZAE], Letter from William Preston Hix to Thomas Alva Edison, May 22nd, 1883


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[D8325ZAE], Letter from William Preston Hix to Thomas Alva Edison, May 22nd, 1883

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[hix to TAE; Ltrhd printed The Edison Company for Isolated Lighting of New York, Virginia Agency, 11 North Tenth Street, Richmond, VA; with amendation by hand: Kentucky, 734 3rd St Louisville, Ky.] Reply to TAE from May 16 (hix was in Virginia when in arrived]. There are no Maxim incandescent light plants in my territory, except the one on the Stemer Will S. Hays Hasn't worked very well except on last trip. Boat is owned in Pittsburg and makes runs between Cincinatti and New Orleans. ## The local U.S. Company here [Louisville] has an incandescent machine at their central station, but they have not wired it ore are they running it. Capt. S Miller the Treasurer of the company told that when Hebbard the Pres of the US Co was here, he askked him about buying more incandescent machines. Hebberd advised him to wait awhile, saying "they were making great improvements in them. ## I have made an estimate of Capt Millers woolen mill, and I think I shall sell him an H machine. ## Whenever they ever hear of my making an estimate they always try to get the contract, and usually estimate under me.




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