[D8637ZAA1], Letter from Richard Nott Dyer to Thomas Alva Edison, October 4th, 1886


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[D8637ZAA1], Letter from Richard Nott Dyer to Thomas Alva Edison, October 4th, 1886

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You have an interference with Bernstein of England on these issues: 1) process of forming incandescing conductors for lamps by decomposing carbon compound by heat causing carbon set free to deposit without axial core or support; 2) process of producing carbon sticks or filaments by establishing voltaic arc between two electrodes immersed in liquid or gaseous carbon compound decomposable by heat; 3) process of producing carbon filaments or sticks by establishing arc between carbon electrode and another electrode so immersed and gradually moving one electrode away from the other as stick or filament lengthens.###Your application was filed 17 Apr. 1883; case sworn 10 Apr. 1883; we think you can beat him on record date and want to file preliminary statement.###Enclose undated paper from which we prepared application; Seely prepared case 31 Mar. 1883; what is your recollection;? Did you make apparatus and try experiment; answer immediately so we can file statement in time?




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