[D8364S], Letter from George Harrison Bliss to Thomas Alva Edison, June 7th, 1883

Item

Abstract

Electric railway at Rwy. Expo is used 2-3 times a day.; track poorly constructed; and motor commutator is damaged but still runs. This is crude compared to Menlo. The USEL Co. is making a big push here at the Expo, but they keep blowing armatures. Asks for info abt lights on Brooklyn Bridge; wants names of people killed by arc light so that "I can prove the President of the U.S. Co. to be a liar in the public press." TAE marginalia on back 1st page about the Railway Expo.

Date

1883-06-07

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8364S

Folder Set

D8364

Title

[D8364S], Letter from George Harrison Bliss to Thomas Alva Edison, June 7th, 1883

Microfilm ID

70:547

Publisher

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

Timestamp

June 7, 1883