[D8831AAO], Letter from William Dennis Marks to Thomas Alva Edison, February 21st, 1888


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[D8831AAO], Letter from William Dennis Marks to Thomas Alva Edison, February 21st, 1888

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"I trust that my request to devise some photometric method of regulation for districts will meet with your approval and have your consideration in time to put in the Phila Station--I wouldn't bother you but my time is so fully occupied that I have no time to experiment:-I remember what you said about Engine design--I should like very much to submit for your approval a design for a compound now condensing high speed Engine unless it would be regarded as a trespass on the work of my elder (Mr. Porter) or for some other reason a useuless expenditure of time on my part.--I think I could give you the simplest stoutest and most economical engine outside of England and perhaps in accurance of regulation far exceed the English masters--I am now so much overworked that I hesitate to sugest this unless you would really like to have me make the attempt, very much. ### I send you blue prints fo rht ePhila Station--as follows [list of 10 blueprints] ### We are now engaged in an attempt to let the foundations on specification of which I send you a copy.--I trust soon to learn that active steps in the organization of a St. Louix Co. are on foot--" TAE marginalia: "I am working on photovultometer will see you about engine soon--will give Porter another chance--E"





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