[D8831ABN], Letter from Freehold Electric Light Co, Charles A Bennett, Jr. to Thomas Alva Edison, August 25th, 1888

Item

Abstract

"We started a central station plant here July 4 1888 on the 15th inst at 9.30 p.m. by the light of a William W 16 c.f. Mrs. Wm S. Truman, wife of our engineer and superintendent was delivered of a bouncing boy, No 8. He now bears the proud distinction of being named Edison Freeman. This is making free with your name without your consent but we expect him to honor the distinguished name." Very Rep'y Yours C A Bennett Jr Sec [Marginalia: "Tate write nice letter E"]

Date

1888-08-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8831ABN

Folder Set

D8831

Title

[D8831ABN], Letter from Freehold Electric Light Co, Charles A Bennett, Jr. to Thomas Alva Edison, August 25th, 1888

Microfilm ID

123:185

Publisher

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