[D8442ZBZ], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to William Symes Andrews, March 2nd, 1884

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Title

[D8442ZBZ], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to William Symes Andrews, March 2nd, 1884

Editor's Notes

TAE marg on back of Andrews letter: "You probably don’t catch on to the fact that the 1st investment is the trouble in pushing our biz-- the local people must suffer a continuous loss in operating for their lack of confidence we are fully aware that down east where coal is [cheap] dear 5 percent is the most that should be lost yet we could not start a company if we put this amount of copper in We long ago made a curve on the critical point between the cost of coal & interest in the copper investments. We confid[---] in E lighting universal this rule would be carried out"
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Date

1884-03-02

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8442-F

Microfilm ID

74:676

Document ID

D8442ZBZ

Publisher

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