[D8342ZDL], Letter from Paul D Dyer to Samuel Insull, November 20th, 1883

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Abstract

I left Chillicothe on Saturaday. Went to Cincinatti through with out a change of cars distance 925 miles by shortest # I was fortunate enough to fet a get cut rate ticket for $20 regular fare must be in neighbor hood of $30. No letters yet at P.O. I made throught a survey last night Canal and St. Charles are good lighting streets The bars resturanmt and gambling rroms are on St. Charles. # The stores have slit an uusaully lage number of jets but at the same time are not brilliantly lighted. # the gas is very poor. # The light plant hrtr is a very large one It is lighting all the Larger bars and halls on St. Charles street # New Orleans cant compare with Canvass ciry in point of profitable lighting

Author

Recipient

Date

1883-11-20

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8342ZDL

Folder Set

D8342

Title

[D8342ZDL], Letter from Paul D Dyer to Samuel Insull, November 20th, 1883

Microfilm ID

68:838

Publisher

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