[D8343ZAH], Letter from William Symes Andrews to Samuel Insull, August 26th, 1883


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[D8343ZAH], Letter from William Symes Andrews to Samuel Insull, August 26th, 1883

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Mr.Rich will give you full information about the work at shamokin. I# I have enclosed my expense account for week ending yesterday and have entiries of the the engineer and meter man salaries. # Iam dadly in went of a speed indicator to time the engines and dynamos .Please send me one.# I think the shamokin station will work out well, I suppose I shall receive the Ampere meter and other instruments in goor time. # Do not let Bergmann make any more feeder switches like those used in Shamokin Sunbury they are incovenient. I have packed up three dynamo switches and they will arrive at NY tomorrow. # Send me some checks so I don’t run short this week. Please ask TAE is has as thought of anything of resistance from omnibus wires in Central Stations. # Mr.Rich will have something to say to TAW and yourself about the resistance boxes sent to Shamokin. After he has tallked this matter over please write to me about it just as soon as possible. TAE Marignalia"We are getting up these feeder resistance but will not put them in Shamokin until station is turned over then they will pay for them. We are going to use plug switches for feeders hereafter. You better talk 1 1/2 cent per hour at shamokin if people ask. Insull= I understand there was plugs in the regulation E





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