[D8850AAX], Letter from George Edward Gouraud to Thomas Alva Edison, February 1888

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Title

[D8850AAX], Letter from George Edward Gouraud to Thomas Alva Edison, February 1888

Editor's Notes

[very difficult to read] "Important! Your first Phonogra[m?]. My only anxiety is lest [--] waiting to perfect some detail may make you [---] to [B--] in being the 1st (as you should be) to 'tlk across the Atlantic'. I know they 'expect to send their machine over soon.' I have no fear of their machine standing any chance in this competition which may follow but I don't want them to have the 'Thunder' of "the 1st Phonogram (or as they will possibily call it no doubt Graphogram.' [continues 2.5 more pages] [answer by TAE is 2/27/88 D8818AFC; also response to D8805ABC]

Date

1888-02-00

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8850-F

Microfilm ID

124:674

Document ID

D8850AAX

Publisher

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