[D8831ABO], Letter from Midland Electric Co, Harvey J Wells to Thomas Alva Edison, August 29th, 1888

Item

Abstract

"At Norfolk Neb where we have just installed a 600 light Edison plant, under the direction of Mr. Geo W. Coster State Agent, and the annual G.A.R. [unclear] is in camp this week, with fifty or sixty thousand strangers in attendancy. Our Supt. Has bit on a new and exceedingly novel plan to [unclear] you, and the new plant and system. ### At the intersection of the most prominent struts, the name "EDISON" has been suspended from adjacent buildings. The letters are made of wood wrapped and gaily decorated with bunting and outlined with 16 C.P. lamps. ### It presents a neat appearancy , and is the center of attraction by day as well as by night, when it shows up to great advantage, and has called forth many favorable comments." Very truly yours, H.J. Wells

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Date

1888-08-29

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8831ABO

Folder Set

D8831

Title

[D8831ABO], Letter from Midland Electric Co, Harvey J Wells to Thomas Alva Edison, August 29th, 1888

Microfilm ID

123:186

Publisher

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