[D8435ZBM], Power of Attorney from Thomas Alva Edison to Willis N Stewart, 1884


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[D8435ZBM], Power of Attorney from Thomas Alva Edison to Willis N Stewart, 1884

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Points for Letter of Instructions of W.N. Stewart [ snapshot &/or draft of D8435B 02/09/1884?] Marginalia - give to Tomlinson. Having made a contract with the EELCo giving me control of all isolated work in Chile, & all Central Station work outside of Santiago and Valparaiso, you are hereby appointed my agent for that territory. I greatly desire that the Santiago station should be kept in operation if possible without prejudice to any interests involved .. Do your best to secure such a result … give aid as may be necessary to Messrs. Ed. Kendall & Co .. toward the organization of a new company to control either Santiago alone or all of Chile. "Recognizing the fact that the present Central Station Plant in Santiago is both difficult and expensive to operate … " give them advice to make the operation pay dividend "all efforts shall be directed toward the replacing of the present machinery by a plant fully up to the latest improvement.[Overstrike? authorized to purchase on my account the present machinery for use in Village or Isolated lighting, whenever you can dispose of the same at its value, the Santiago Co. guaranteeing to replace it by a better arranged plant. "In case you are able to reorganize the co. in Santiago, you will …" make studies in that city.




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