[D8437L], Letter from John Benjamin Verity to Samuel Insull, March 18th, 1884


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[D8437L], Letter from John Benjamin Verity to Samuel Insull, March 18th, 1884

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The prices of dynamos are satisfactory, can we obtain dynamos direct from you on payment of reasonable royalty. The Brush co superceded Schukert dynamos called the "Victoria" and is all the rage here for incandescent lighting; it has been well cracked up by the Silvanus Thompson whose report on the TAE is not so satisfactory and the various test that have been made on it have been extremely favorable. # Holloway (Gordons Electrical Engineer at present on finding the Edison people here not up to business, the prices of dynamos excessive, and Hopkinson English-made dynamos not worth a cent, and advises Gordon to use this Victoria dynamo for the Grand Hotel---will do so if can't get Edison machines direct. Further discussion of overall progress and how many lamps are needed in at cartain hotels and places. TAE marginalia " Warn him only put in boiler and engine capacity for lamps that will actually burn and not all those installed. This he can get at in various ways canvass etc.





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