[D8936AAQ], Letter from Association of Edison Illuminating Companies, John Irvin Beggs to Thomas Alva Edison, July 30th, 1889


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[D8936AAQ], Letter from Association of Edison Illuminating Companies, John Irvin Beggs to Thomas Alva Edison, July 30th, 1889

Editor's Notes

The next Meeting of the Association of the Edison Illuminating Companies, will be held at Niagara Falls, N.Y. commencing Tuesday, August 18th 1889.####It is earnestly desired that your Company should be well represented at this Meeting, thereby adding to the general interest of the occasion, and more generally disseminating the valuable information and suggestions brought out in the discussion of the seeral important matters to be considered, and the special papers presented, of which there will be quite a number, prepared by some of the most ompetent men in the business; which information and suggestions, it is believed by those who regularly attended the Meetings are worth to any local Company many times the cost of sending representatives to the meetings of the Assocation.####This being the season of the year when many of those connected with the local Companies seek relaxation and rest, it is suggested that no more interesting and delightful trip can be taken, than to Niagara Falls, thus enabling gusiness to be combined with pleasure, and afford those having common interests at stake to meet, and become acquainted and exchange ideas and experiences, whereby the whole business will be greatly and permanently benefited.####At the last Meeting of the Association, the By Laws were ammended, so that the Meetings hereafter, will be (commencing with the Meeting in August next,) held annually, instead of semi0annually, consequently there will not be another session of the Association for twelve months; which renders it all the more desirable and important, that this Meeting should be well attended, as there are many matters of general interest to the local Companies to be considered, and also Officers of the Assocation for the ensuing year, to be elected.####Arrangements for Hotel accommodations have been concluded with the INTERNATIONAL HOTEL. Terms $3.50 to $4.00 per day, according to rooms which may be secured in advance by telegram.####You are requested not only to have your own Company well represented, but also to use your influence in securing the attendance of others.####Yours very respectfully, John I. Beggs, President.####J.H Vail, Secretary####[name mentions: John I. Beggs, Thos Edison, Association of Edison Illuminating Cos., Niagara Falls]




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