[D8713AAX], Letter from Edward Galbraith Thomas to Thomas Alva Edison, November 3rd, 1887

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Abstract

[Letterhead: The Eastern Telegraph Company Limited] Graduated in June from MIT in department of mechanical engineering and would like a job; course included thorough training in mathematics, mehanism steam and hydraulic engineering, applied mechanics, experimental work on engines boilers pumps, etc., tests of the strength of materials, and a complete course in shop work.###Am now employed by Ames Mfg. Co. of Chicopee [unindexed] as a draughtsman but "also spent a little time in their shops"; Ames doesn't offer a good chance to use my training or of advancement; would like job in your new lab, which I read about in the newspaper; Prof. Gaetano Sauga [unindexed] of my dept. at MIT can attest to my record as a student; I can furnish personal references. [marg.: "How much week"] [See D8713ABO]

Date

1887-11-03

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Subject

Identifier

D8713AAX

Folder Set

D8713

Title

[D8713AAX], Letter from Edward Galbraith Thomas to Thomas Alva Edison, November 3rd, 1887

Microfilm ID

119:503

Publisher

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

Timestamp

November 3, 1887