[D8835ADA], Letter from Samuel Insull to Thomas Alva Edison, May 28th, 1888

Item

Abstract

"After examining the Oiled Paper received from Menlo Park and comparing it with the paper which we make here, Mr. Kreusi is strongly of the opinion that ours is just as good as that which we get from Menlo Park. Moreover our paper is amply good enough now for our purpose, and besides this we are making considerably more than we can use up, and have accumulated quite a large quantity. ### As we are making more paper than we require I am naturally anzious to stop expense and inasmuch as we can produce here all that we want I wish to shut down the work at Menlo Park. We are spending there now about twenty-five dollars per week and I would like to drop this expense immediately. ### You expressed yourself somewhat strongly on several occasions on this matter and before giving Tait instructions to close the work at Menlo, it occurs to me to write and ask whether you have anything to say with relation to the matter. Please let me hear from you by return mail." Yours very truly, Saml Insull [TAE Marginalia: "All Right close it up"]

Date

1888-05-28

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8835ADA

Folder Set

D8835

Title

[D8835ADA], Letter from Samuel Insull to Thomas Alva Edison, May 28th, 1888

Microfilm ID

123:535

Publisher

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