[D8731AAL], Letter from Arthur Coyle Payne to Thomas Alva Edison, November 10th, 1887

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Abstract

Sends with the letter samples of the Lechugilla fiber extracted by boiling in water, and will send today separately fifteen to twenty thousand fibers extracted by the same method. If Edison finds them satisfactory Payne will start for Cahuila immediately and arrange for a regular supply. The remainder of the three page letter details means for separating the fibers from said plant and the expenses incurred during Payne's travels in Mexico in search of plants to supply Edison with fibers.

Date

1887-11-10

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8731AAL

Folder Set

D8731

Title

[D8731AAL], Letter from Arthur Coyle Payne to Thomas Alva Edison, November 10th, 1887

Microfilm ID

119:766

Publisher

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