[D8822AAO], Letter from E W Wilkinson to Thomas Alva Edison, April 17th, 1888

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Title

[D8822AAO], Letter from E W Wilkinson to Thomas Alva Edison, April 17th, 1888

Editor's Notes

"Will you kingly give my information asked herein if [unclear]do to so and obilige. ### I wish to know what relative amount of attraction in power of current is needed to take up the following metals weight and all things being equal Iron, Lead, Platinum + Gold. ### If you can give me this information it will enable me to decide whether a project I have in view is practicable. ### If so will need an apparatus [unclear] and thank your establishment would be most appropriate place to have same made please answer as soon as conceivable." Yours respectfully, E.W. Wilkinson [Marginalia: "If you mean a current applied to amount to attract Iron lead gold + platinum the answer is that only iron magnetic can be attracted- What do you mean by a current taking up"]

Date

1888-04-17

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8822AAO

Folder Set

D8822-F

Microfilm ID

122:719

Publisher

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