[D8805AAB], Letter from William M Allison, Jr. to Thomas Alva Edison, January 3rd, 1888

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Abstract

Recounts working with Edison as an operator at 45 Broadway for Western Union. Relates a humorous story about TAE. The letter writer requests a short interview with Edison; also wants to know if Edison has any inventions that can be used to signal through heavy fogs at sea. Also discusses an address that the writer will be delivering before the Special Committee on Signals of the New York Maritime Exchange. He details the specifics of his planned address.

Mentions

Date

1888-01-03

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8805AAB

Folder Set

D8805

Title

[D8805AAB], Letter from William M Allison, Jr. to Thomas Alva Edison, January 3rd, 1888

Microfilm ID

121:159

Publisher

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

Timestamp

January 3, 1888