[D8939AAX], Letter from Francis Robbins Upton to Alfred Ord Tate, March 18th, 1889

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Title

[D8939AAX], Letter from Francis Robbins Upton to Alfred Ord Tate, March 18th, 1889

Editor's Notes

Harrison, N.J., March 18th, 1889####A.O. Tate, Esq., Private Secretary,####Edison's Laboratory,####Orange, N.J.####Dear Sir:--####Enclosed is memorandum regarding Mr. Hannington's trip. We desire to know if we shall transfer the charge which we have made of $350.00 to Hannington to expense for Jamaica trip. If this is the case, we wish you to render us a memorandum stating that $350,00 have been expended in Jamaica trip as per instructions of Mr. Edison, If you will render us this we will then close out the account, and $20.00 will be credited to Mr. Hannington which deducted from the $149.50 which he acknowledges owing us, will leave him owning us $129.50/####Yours truly,####EDISON LAMP CO.####Francis R. Upton####Treasurer####Harrison, N.J, March 1889####The following is a statement of C F Hannington's Fibre Expedition Accts.####1st trip#####On Sept 29/87 Mr Tate while at the Lamp Co. made out a check payable to Mr. Edison and entered on the Stub "Advanced to Hannington Jamaica Trip" $350.00####Previous to that we owed 20.00####Mr. Hannington [on op &?] Salary 330.00####2nd Trip####Feb 16 88 To Cash 1330.00####14 '' '' 30.00####Aug 1 '' '' 600.00####Sept 4 '' '' 500.00####Oct 6 '' '' 250.00 / ####2730.00####Sept 14 By Billrend $1920.50####Feb 27/89 Draft retd 600.00####Salary for 3####weeks ending last 20th 600 2580.50 $14950/47950####[name mentions: Thos Edison, C.F. Hannington, A.O. Tate, F.R. Upton, Lamp Co., Fibre Expedition]

Recipient

Date

1889-03-18

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8939-F

Microfilm ID

126:502

Document ID

D8939AAX

Publisher

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