[D8742AAK], Letter from Samuel Flood Page to Thomas Alva Edison, December 19th, 1887

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Title

[D8742AAK], Letter from Samuel Flood Page to Thomas Alva Edison, December 19th, 1887

Editor's Notes

"I beg to acknowledge and thank you for your letter of 7th instant. I am very much obliged for the conclusive answer that you have made with reference to my belief that some of your newest form of lamps were being sent to England. I felt sure that in addressing you direct your would give me exact information, and so certain was I that you would do this that I have not mentioned the fact of me letter to you to my Board or treated it in any sense in an official way. I thik it however only right to say that I did not write to you without mature consideration, and after I had satisfied myself that although I was not able to obtain any of your new lamps some of them had arrived in England. All that I can say is that some person in London had made promises which they were unable to fulfil as certain of your new lamps had been promised to a gentleman in London who was himself my informant. ## I am glad you are doing so much business with the new lamp in America and I am sure that you will also be glad to hear that our business is increasing in London and that there is every prospect of our turning this Company into a financial success. We have been a long time about it, but it is difficult to exaggerate the state of confusion and mess in which the financial affairs of the Company were when the amalgamation was effected."

Date

1887-12-19

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8742-F

Microfilm ID

120:73

Document ID

D8742AAK

Publisher

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