[D8340P], Letter from A J Lawson to Thomas Alva Edison, May 18th, 1883

Item

Abstract

Went to Sarnia to see about proposed installation there. Underground system is only one that can be adopted. Overhead brings risk of conducting lightning into houses. TAE: "We only use metallic circuits Lightning or aurora never interfere with metallic circuits, as far as the lightning is concerned our circuit is open at both ends is in fact a straight wire to the aurora or lightning-- we never [perceive?] it at Roselle--"

Author

Date

1883-05-18

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8340P

Folder Set

D8340

Title

[D8340P], Letter from A J Lawson to Thomas Alva Edison, May 18th, 1883

Microfilm ID

68:320

Publisher

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