[D8731AAR], Letter from Arthur Coyle Payne to Thomas Alva Edison, December 18th, 1887

Item

Abstract

Notes the sending today by express of 150 lbs. of Lechugilla from the mountains of Venadilo in the state of Cohuila. Compares the fibers derived from this plant with others that have been tested and gives details of how to extract the fibers from the plant. Paynes gives details of his near future travel plans through parts of Mexico in search of plants for fiber.

Date

1887-12-18

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8731AAR

Folder Set

D8731

Title

[D8731AAR], Letter from Arthur Coyle Payne to Thomas Alva Edison, December 18th, 1887

Microfilm ID

119:783

Publisher

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