[D8434A], Letter from Edison and Swan United Electric Light Co Ltd, Samuel Flood Page to Thomas Alva Edison, January 1st, 1884

Item

Abstract

Cover letter for correspondence between Henry Charles of Edison Electric Light Co Ltd. and John R. Tilly, sugar factory engineer and potential lighting customer, in Demerara [British Guiana, colony] -- [see D8434B-D, 10-12/1883]. Regarding Demerara [sic], Page writes, "that country comes within the jurisdiction of the American Company." [Demerara (dem?râr`?), river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the Guiana Highlands, E Guyana, and flowing N to the Atlantic Ocean. Georgetown, Guyana's chief port, is at the river's mouth. The Demerara is navigable for oceangoing vessels to Mackenzie, an important exporting center for bauxite and kaolin.]

Date

1884-01-01

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8434A

Folder Set

D8434

Title

[D8434A], Letter from Edison and Swan United Electric Light Co Ltd, Samuel Flood Page to Thomas Alva Edison, January 1st, 1884

Microfilm ID

73:758

Publisher

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