[D8535ZCD], Letter from Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft to Compagnie Continentale Edison, November 26th, 1885

Item

Abstract

[Titled "Translation of a letter of the German Edison Co. at Berlin dated 26 November 1885 addressed to the Compagnie Continentale Edison at Paris." See Doc D8535ZCC.] According to Article VI of the contract of Siemens and Halske in which you are one of the parties concerned, the said firm (S & H) have to pay on every incandescent lamp used in Germany a royalty of 33 1/3% of the cost price for the time at which the lamps are manufactured in the factory of the Light Co. of NY. ##Siemens and Halske therefore request us to let them know the latest "cost price" of such lamps in NY in order to take these figures as a basis for the royalty they have to pay. ##We therefore request you to let us know this cost price.

Date

1885-11-26

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8535ZCD

Folder Set

D8535

Title

[D8535ZCD], Letter from Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft to Compagnie Continentale Edison, November 26th, 1885

Microfilm ID

78:239

Publisher

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