[D8938AAI], Letter from Frank S Gorton to Thomas Alva Edison, March 21st, 1889

Item

Abstract

The Chicago Edison Cco, 138-141 Adams Street####Chicago Mch 24, 1889####My dear Edison####Should Villard fail to carry out his plan would it not be well for the Shops & Light Co to be under one management? We did business before this scheme was thought of [the task?] & delays in this matter has hurt business I think as it unsettled matters. I would like to see a general combination ---- -------- -----, as the [cutting?] -- lamps alone is a S----- a young & Isolated work has been given away for yours.####Have [friendly?] suits & decide the patents at small cost. I have as example the Ball & Edison & Gray telephone Combine & make some money.####Light C shops consume ---- a fair capital as only issue the fiar amount leave art the ---- ----- ---- taken in 700 ---- lights so far this month. ---- -- & contracted render construction about 13000####Yours truly, F.S. Gorton####[name mentions: F.S. Gorton, Henry Villard, Edison Electric Light Co, Thos Edison,Ball & Edison & Gray]

Date

1889-03-21

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8938AAI

Folder Set

D8938

Title

[D8938AAI], Letter from Frank S Gorton to Thomas Alva Edison, March 21st, 1889

Microfilm ID

126:408

Publisher

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