[D8713ABL], Letter from Harry W Burnet to Thomas Alva Edison, December 5th, 1887

Item

Abstract

This is to introduce my brother Will [unindexed], who wants a job with you; "You will find him to be a mechanical genius as he was cut from the same block that I was."###You will recall, I worked 18 months "on your metre", 8 months as electrician of the NY Central Station from its start, and 7 months at Menlo on district and station work, and as electrician at Phila. Electrical Ex.###Giving him a job would fulfill a favor you owe me since I gave you four years' faithful service with the promise of "a permanent and remunerative position, which I failed to get."

Date

1887-12-05

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8713ABL

Folder Set

D8713

Title

[D8713ABL], Letter from Harry W Burnet to Thomas Alva Edison, December 5th, 1887

Microfilm ID

119:517

Publisher

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