[D8818ACM], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Samuel Insull, February 2nd, 1888


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[D8818ACM], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Samuel Insull, February 2nd, 1888

Editor's Notes

I have your letter of the 31st Jan., in regard to experimental expenses. It was my intention to furnish you from here with all the models for new machinery which I may get up and relieve you entirely of your experimental expense account at Schenectady. I wish you would look up your expenses in connection with transformers ac. and see what it has cost you for experiments, which would bring the amount of your remittances down to, say, 4250 per week. What I want to settle now is a basis on which we can start. We can tell in the course of a month or two whether the same is too large or too small and adjust it accordingly, instead of rendering statements quarterly, as psoposed in my previous letter. I have adopted a suggestion of the Edison Lamp Co., namely, to render them monthly. I cannot get them out weekly as you wish on account of the multiplicty of things on which I am engaged. However, I presume you will not object to monthly statemens.






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