[D8832AAP4], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Edward Hibberd Johnson, 1888

Item

Abstract

"Tomlinson + Dyer have been teling me about Thompson [unclear] proportional. I have thought it over in every shape taking into consideration the shape the future probability of patents, our method of doing business the shrewdness of the TH people + I can reach no conclusion but what would be to our disadvantage. It seems itself up there, 1st Let us want couple years + decide the litigation there we can talk about licensing if we [unclear] now contract will being them to pay [unclear]. ### 2nd patent be voided-the money we [unclear] go in + do this small town business ourselves. This is the very thing I am trying to fit 65 out with a system that is applicable + also looking daily for a suitable man to take it in charge. ### Remember if we win in litigation we will get paid for all the plants they sell + if we fail they won't pay [unclear] so our money is assured any way." Edison "P.S. [unclear] [2nd page includes three illustrations]

Date

1888-00-00

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8832AAP4

Folder Set

D8832

Title

[D8832AAP4], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Edward Hibberd Johnson, 1888

Microfilm ID

123:313

Publisher

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