[D8814ABD], Letter from Cyra B Wattles to Thomas Alva Edison, February 26th, 1888

Item

Abstract

I take the liberty to write to you asking if you could help me into a situation in your works. I am 28 years of age and have worked at the machine business 10 years. I have worked for the Corliss Steam Engine Company for 8 years. I have [--] [--] the experimental work for the late Mr. Corliss for the past 4 years. Having lost my best friend and employer, I am desirous of anything in the field of [--] and thought of you [--] [--] and decided to write to you stating the case as it stands. Would it be of any use for me to come out and see you? If so could you drop me a line. Hoping that this request will find favor in your estimation. And knowing of no other way of communicating with you, I have taken the liberty of writing.

Date

1888-02-26

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Subject

Identifier

D8814ABD

Folder Set

D8814

Title

[D8814ABD], Letter from Cyra B Wattles to Thomas Alva Edison, February 26th, 1888

Microfilm ID

121:878

Publisher

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