[D8805ADI], Letter from Frank Julian Sprague to Thomas Alva Edison, June 4th, 1888

Item

Abstract

"Commander C.F. Goodrich of the US Torpedo Station at Newport, R.I. has asked them or four gentlemen prominent in this way to address the officers of the torpedo school on various subjects. Your [unclear] is to say a word on [unclear]. He wants to leave the implicit authority on incandescent lamps and of course he rote you. Despairing of that, he wants some recognized authority and thinks of Howell [?]. Someone suggested Davis. I recommendded, Howell or who else? Wish you could go or rather would," Yours Sprague [Marginalia: "Have Howell by all means." Edison]

Date

1888-06-04

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8805ADI

Folder Set

D8805

Title

[D8805ADI], Letter from Frank Julian Sprague to Thomas Alva Edison, June 4th, 1888

Microfilm ID

121:359

Publisher

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

Timestamp

June 4, 1888