[D8373Q], Letter from Charles Batchelor to Thomas Alva Edison, August 15th, 1883

Item

Abstract

Lettrhead of Societe Industirelle Et Commerciale Edison, Batchelor has spoken with a number of people and senses that it would be difficult to get the Governmet to adopt Edison Kenny Autographic. The use of the printing telegraph here is widely used and satisfactory. The people here need to think there is a use for it and the fact that the government in the only buyer is not changing the minds of the public. Kenny was fearful in placing it in the Paris of Brussels exposition. Batchelor talked to Columbo about it in Italy but he thought it would be difficult to introduce. The $25 pirce certainly is small, If tou think it has some merit cable thje word "constant" and I will pay for it. If you don't want it ytelegraph the word "inconstant " People seem to think that speed and realibility are valuable. TAE marginalia" Cable inconstant" There is also some overstruck words that hare difficult to read.

Date

1883-08-15

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8373Q

Folder Set

D8373

Title

[D8373Q], Letter from Charles Batchelor to Thomas Alva Edison, August 15th, 1883

Microfilm ID

70:1139

Publisher

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