[D8905ADK], Letter from Everett Frazar to Alfred Ord Tate, May 23rd, 1889


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[D8905ADK], Letter from Everett Frazar to Alfred Ord Tate, May 23rd, 1889

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Summary: Frazar informs that Wetmore wrote him of writing a contract for the Edison Incandescent Light to light a factory in China, beating out the Germans. They were compelled to take a contract on the smallest possible margin of profit. This is the initial manufacturing plant established in China and has the backing of Li Hung Chang and the Bismark of China. Frazar asks what reply to make to the letter from Whitmore. He asks for the lowest figures for the phonograph battery and treadle and phonograms. He is disappointed at not having received nd forwarded one or two hundred of the phono. Mailing boxes, as expected from Mr. Churchill's remarks before leaving. He hears that Edison is likely to visit Paris soon. If this is the case he asks Edison to promise him personally to visit the Berlin people in regard to the matter in hand! Has anything been done as yet in regard to the consultation between Messrs. Insull and villard on Mr. Edison's behalf? Prays that Tate and Edison will keep their attention on this important matter, give all assistance. [Name mentions: Samuel Insull, Mr. Churchill, Messrs. Williams & Potter, Li Hung Chang, Mr. Wetmore, Shae. Cot. Cloth Mill Co.,





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