[D8713AAL], Letter from Hiram Felver to Thomas Alva Edison, September 28th, 1887

Item

Abstract

Yours received; in answer, I am foreman of the American Bank Note Co. Machinery Dept.; I work on printing machinery of all descriptions; company manufactures all its special machinery designs; we make all our tools; have run all kinds of tools, but last few years have been involved in floor work, erecting machinery and seeing that it works properly; I do not profess to be a tool maker but have made many tools in my time; profess to be a first class mechanic; have no experience as a designer of machinery, but carry through others' ideas; do "not know anything about electric machinery"; worked 15 years in a general repair shop; am 34 years old. [Marg.: Answered & Hired him###$21 per week###E"] [See previous letter D8713AAK]

Author

Date

1887-09-28

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8713AAL

Folder Set

D8713

Title

[D8713AAL], Letter from Hiram Felver to Thomas Alva Edison, September 28th, 1887

Microfilm ID

119:486

Publisher

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