[D8340ZCV], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Theodore F Adams, September 6th, 1883

Item

Abstract

[SELECTABLE] Typed letter with many corrections in TAE's hand. Itemized cost of wiring Navarro flats, NYC for 11,000 lights [4,000 of which to run at once, can be forced occasionally to 4,500]. Wiring for telephones as well and district telegraph call to a central station in the flats, the furnishing of a switch board and fitting up a central station in the flats the furnishng ofa switch board and fitting up central station, but without the telephones.The Illuminating Co will guarnetee the life of the lamps shall average 800 hours when they run on the rated power. And I also that ten lamps will be obtained for every indicated horse power. TAE marginalia " Consult Tudor & Co. about Condensing out exhaust. They do the heating of Navarro of Flats. Wants firm estimates and thought Navarro flats 59 and 5th Ave? ' At end of document there is a recalculation of prices for light biils.

Recipient

Date

1883-09-06

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8340ZCV

Folder Set

D8340

Title

[D8340ZCV], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Theodore F Adams, September 6th, 1883

Microfilm ID

68:445

Publisher

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