[D8503ZDZ], Letter from William Preston Hix to Thomas Alva Edison, November 29th, 1885

Item

Abstract

[Letterhead of The Edison Company for Isolated Lighting of New York.] Newspaper article cut out and attached to top of note. Article concerns James Burns, an inventor who attempted to exhibit an invention in a boat, and instead tipped the boat over, dumping himself, his companions, and his equipment into the water. Handwritten note below the article: "The trials and tribulations of inventors is great."

Date

1885-11-29

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8503ZDZ

Folder Set

D8503

Title

[D8503ZDZ], Letter from William Preston Hix to Thomas Alva Edison, November 29th, 1885

Microfilm ID

77:208

Publisher

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