[D8847ADX], Letter from George H Herrington to Thomas Alva Edison, December 17th, 1888


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[D8847ADX], Letter from George H Herrington to Thomas Alva Edison, December 17th, 1888

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"Some two years ago I sold Edward H. Johnson one half interest in a process of softening and hardening a material for registering phonograph operations. I have lately made applications for patents on a cheap and simple method of copying or making any number of duplicates of original phonograms. ### I have worked on the Phonograph more or less of my time for the last seven years and have invented about twenty improvements. I would like to get them patented or I will submit them to you, and if, in your opinion, they are of any value, you can make me an offer for them; or, in other words, I will work for you in trying to improve the Phonograph. ### As soon as I get one of your new machines I would like to send you samples of work done by my inventions. ### I know that you have a great many men in your employ, but I might make some important improvements that they would not think of. ### Hoping to hear from you soon, I am" Very Respectfully yours &c. G.H. Harrington [Marginalia: "Tate say that as I am enaged in same line of biz better not come to me go to Lippincott. E."






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