[D8503ZAJ], Letter from William F Waters to Thomas Alva Edison, April 19th, 1885

Item

Abstract

Will call at TAE's office in a few days; in addition to wanting to meet TAE, want to bring to TAE's attention a system of Automated Electric signals for railways that Waters invented. He has patented parts of it and is ready to bring it to market, but needs assistance (is willing to give stock in consideration). Mailing TAE a pamphlet that explains the invention; pamphlet prepared by Col. John Swann{?}, an "Englishman of means" who is a 1/4 investor.

Date

1885-04-19

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8503ZAJ

Folder Set

D8503

Title

[D8503ZAJ], Letter from William F Waters to Thomas Alva Edison, April 19th, 1885

Microfilm ID

77:81

Publisher

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