[D8605K], Letter from James M Robinson to Thomas Alva Edison, 1886

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Title

[D8605K], Letter from James M Robinson to Thomas Alva Edison, 1886

Editor's Notes

[See Doc D8605A for a nearly identical question.] Allow me to ask you if you would be kind enough to answer the following question, as I have been appointed referee in a betting as to the bright star that is visible in the western sky. One of the parties claims it to be an invention of yours and operated from Menlo Park, NJ. The other claims it to be the planet star Venus. Would you kindly state which be correct? [Added as postscript:] Also please state if a star two thousand feet high could be visible at Carmansville[?] or 152 Street NYC, if sent up at Menlo Park. [TAE Marg.:] "Yes--but it’s the Planet Venus."

Date

1886-00-00

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8605-F

Microfilm ID

79:193

Document ID

D8605K

Publisher

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