[D8534M] Report, July 21st, 1885

Item

Abstract

Second Annual Report of The Edison & Swan United Electric Co. Lists Directors (Forbes, Leyland, Anson, Bidwell and Villiers) and presents Accounts for year ending June 30, 1885. Gives snapshot of business for previous year, including plan to move lamp manufactory from Newcastle to London. Discusses cancellation of Provisional Orders and Electric Lighting Act of 1882. Concludes with charts showing Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account. (Marg on first page]: "E.H.J. ##This will interest you if you have not already seen it. Please return. ##W.J.C.[?]" stated a profit of £12,354; "The lamp factory at Newcastle has been working to its utmost capacity." "The returns from the Admiralty and other customers, as to the duration of life of the lamps supplied by tho Company, are very satisfactory.

Date

1885-07-21

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8534M

Folder Set

D8534

Title

[D8534M] Report, July 21st, 1885

Microfilm ID

78:30

Publisher

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