[D8741AAD], Letter from William Preston Hix to Thomas Alva Edison, July 27th, 1887

Item

Abstract

"New York Herald July 24th" Newspaper clipping attached to the document: "Colonel Chaille Long. ## [BY TELEGRAPH TO THE HERALD.] ## Washington, July 24, 1887.--Colonel Chaille Long, who has been spending a fortnight at his old home on the eastern shore of Maryland, dropped into the city this monrning. He will remain in Washington several days, familiarizing himself with the routine work connected with his new duties. He will then return to New York and sail for Corea in about three weeks." "The above gentleman is an intimate friend of mine. He has been appointed Consul General to Corea and has asked me if he can do anything for the Edison system out there. I can recommend him as an honest and good business man. If you want any one out there to attend to anything for you Col Long will cheerfully do so"

Date

1887-07-27

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8741AAD

Folder Set

D8741

Title

[D8741AAD], Letter from William Preston Hix to Thomas Alva Edison, July 27th, 1887

Microfilm ID

120:49

Publisher

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