[D8342ZCV], Letter from Paul D Dyer to Samuel Insull, November 6th, 1883


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[D8342ZCV], Letter from Paul D Dyer to Samuel Insull, November 6th, 1883

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Letterhead St. Cloud hotel # I fowarded a statement of amounts of money received from Mr. Stuat fro Mayville In the enclosed sheet you will find another one.# I received a letter today stating that it is important that I should canvass Cavington KY before I go south.# Of the other towns Chillicatha is the most important bec. We are about to intall 100 light plant there and the enthusiansiom willimeediatelty follow the installation of an Edison plant in such a small town of Chillicothe is a glorious opportunity for our agent to open up his suscription books. # I will go directly to Chillicothe to Covington and the latter place to New Orleans.# Our 25 light plant started up tonight goog it hae been runnin three hours and the two dry good stores are crowdedwith hay seeds The store men are not satidified with the light they; are used to arc light althought they are dissapointed they admit that the store is as well light as with gas This argument is the intent of the Central Station plant company# It looks very much tonight as if Story would succeed in organizing a company here but no actual understanding has been arrived at yet untill the merged faction. # I got canvass of Cauton office this p.m. # if I notified Mr. Stuart that I need a check 10 days ago I would have had it by this time and not would of caused you to borrow teelgraph money. # I negelcted to notify him in ttime and I am anxiuos to prgress with the work I telegrpahed you for money # Mr. Stuart projects to form a company in Covington, it must be good otherwize he would not had me go there, for it a very poor llighting town. A Brush company has been formed in Covington recently# if the forms arrive after my departure I will have them foowarded .






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