[D8733AAT], Letter from Gilbert Ray Hawes to Thomas Alva Edison, October 10th, 1887

Item

Abstract

"You will be pleased to learn that our Illuminating Company stock is being taken up very fast. Five thousand dollars subscribed last Saturday and Ten thousand Dollars this morning. Expect other subscriptions before night. ## Please let me me have those estimates as soon as possible and list of streets we shall occupy in East Orange, so that I can report to the Special Committee and get our franchise from the Township Committee at their next regular meeting. Let me know when you hear from Mr. Vail, and if necessary I will cal at your hosue. I enclose of notice of the meeting of the incorporators to be held at my house to-morrow evening." Marginalia in TAE's hand: "Write hime say I have wire Estimate its not too high for the Copper but I must now see what the underground will cost" Attachment: D8733AAU.

Date

1887-10-10

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8733AAT

Folder Set

D8733

Title

[D8733AAT], Letter from Gilbert Ray Hawes to Thomas Alva Edison, October 10th, 1887

Microfilm ID

119:927

Publisher

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