[D8535ZAX], Letter from Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft, Emil Rathenau to Thomas Alva Edison, June 29th, 1885

Item

Abstract

As you may know, an Informational Conference of Telegraph Engineers will take place in this city [Berlin] between between the 10th of August and the middle of September this year. To inaugurate this conference, the Electrotechnic Society is going to make up an exhibition of telegraph and historical show of all other electric apparatuses and we suppose that our friends Seimens and Halske] will be represented almost alone, as no one but these know of the project. [Suggests TAE send some exhibits over for the exhibition, offers to pay for carriage and protect the exhibits.] ##"We were very glad to see Bergmann here who will tell you that your antipathy against Europe is a prejudice and that not only with regard to your patents but also for the honour of your inventions and name in Germany is more done than in any other country of Europe and in comparison of the shorter time perhaps more than in your own country, as we have installed in Germany in two years 42,000 incandescent lamps, not including those of our licensers." ##"We have no other purpose but to glorify your name and that of our Company which is intimately joined with yours." ##Please cable us if you are inclined to accept this proposition. [Insull Marg:] "What shall I do about this"

Date

1885-06-29

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8535ZAX

Folder Set

D8535

Title

[D8535ZAX], Letter from Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft, Emil Rathenau to Thomas Alva Edison, June 29th, 1885

Microfilm ID

78:182

Publisher

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