[D8325ZAT], Memorandum, Edison Company for Isolated Lighting, June 9th, 1883


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[D8325ZAT], Memorandum, Edison Company for Isolated Lighting, June 9th, 1883

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Lengthy (15 page) "Memorandum made June 91h 1883 giving authentic information about Maxim Lights." Detailed survey of all Maxim installations in various regions, often giving the history & some criticism of them. Installations include: Caswell Hazard; Theodore Starr, NYC jeweler; Fiske and Hatch, NYC; Metropolitan Hotel, NYC; St. Nicholas Hotel, NYC; Union club, NYC; Penna Rr (PRR) ferryboads ("we refused to compete against them except at our regular figures and the Maxim people offered to take the job at any price"; Park Chase Station, Metropolitan elevated RR; Hatch and Foote, NYC; J. H. Davis & Co, NYC; New York stock exchange (NYSE) vaults; Equitable Bldg safe deposit vaults; Union League club; Commercial Advertiser; Currier's Dining Room; Hoffman House; R. G. Dun; Cigar store near Wall/Nassau; Park Bank safe deposit vaults; NYC Post Office bldg; Worumboro Co mills, Lisbone, ME; First National Bank, Chicago; U.S. Mint, Phila; Brunswick Hotel, Lowell MA; Boston Herald; Brooklyn Bridge (Weston arc lamps, not Maxim incandescent---report [image 11 of number of lamps out each night]; USELCo "services to the City of New York"= streetlights in Battery Park; in Canada & Europe [image 13].




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