[D8805AEK], Letter from Carr and Dickinson, S P Carr to Thomas Alva Edison, July 14th, 1888

Item

Abstract

Your letter & sample to hand & think you have made a grand success as far as color is concerned, but the flavor will militate against it to sell in the Leaf on the open Market. But for Manufacturing purposes providing that the manipulation with other flavorings will destroy fhte identity of this "druggy" flavor it may prove a grand success The tobacco that I sent you was not worth over $5 to $8 per 100-- These leaves returnd by you could not be bought on the open market free of this druggy flavor to day for less than $40. In fact it would be hard to get any great quantity [running?] uniform like this. We will get a leading manuacturer here to test the sample & if the flavor does not impair its Commercial value as a compeitotr with the natural leaf product will report to you & send you a sample each of the natural & artificial to hand only among your friend as a [---?] Your friend S. P. Carr of Carr & Dickinson

Date

1888-07-14

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8805AEK

Folder Set

D8805

Title

[D8805AEK], Letter from Carr and Dickinson, S P Carr to Thomas Alva Edison, July 14th, 1888

Microfilm ID

121:409

Publisher

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