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

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Title

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

Editor's Notes

[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

Folder/Volume ID

D8503-F

Microfilm ID

77:208

Document ID

D8503ZDZ

Publisher

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