[D8849AAV], Letter from Thomas Bernardr Connery to Thomas Alva Edison, August 7th, 1888

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Abstract

"About a week ago I receive two or three letters from the E.M. Fox informing me of your intention to give me the exclusive right for Mexico + Central America to introduce the Phonograph. I immediately answered Mr. Fox, begging him at the same time to thank you most warmly on my behalf. I assure you I appreciate you intended kindness and genorisity and feel from if you friendly expressions as conveyed to one by Mr. Fox. While awaiting further advices from Mr. Fox I have [unclear] myself in making such arrangements is are necessary to clear the way for the introduction of the phonograph on the [unclear] favorable terms. You know the laws have are way curious and one needs to take all the precautions provided for by law. I am therefore giving all my time to it as I [unclear] the Phonograph as one of the most important inventions of modern times. ### I would like to know the name of the party to whom you have [unclear] obtaining of your patents. It might be worth while to compare notes with him. ### Therefore if you think it advisable, you might cable [Leave rest for editors] [Marginalia: "Ans Aug. 14/88"]

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Date

1888-08-07

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8849AAV

Folder Set

D8849

Title

[D8849AAV], Letter from Thomas Bernardr Connery to Thomas Alva Edison, August 7th, 1888

Microfilm ID

124:525

Publisher

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