[D8941AAU], Letter from Canadian Edison Manufacturing Co, Henry M Francis to Samuel Insull, June 17th, 1889


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[D8941AAU], Letter from Canadian Edison Manufacturing Co, Henry M Francis to Samuel Insull, June 17th, 1889

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[Montreal, Canada,] I am in receipt of a letter from Mr McClement, Comptroller of the Edison Electric Light Co requesting that I send him with cheque, a statement of royalty due to his Company on sockets, regulators, ammeters and sales of dynamos, since April 15th.####In a conversation with you I understood you to say that you would take up this matter of royalty and see the Edison Electric Light Co in person, in connection therewith.####Since the 15th April last the manufacture of sockets, regulators and ammeters has been literally nothing, at the factory, and of dynamos, but one has been completed since the advent of our Company—Six are now being completed--####When I closed up Mr McClement’s matters as Agent for the creditors I gave to the Edison Electric Light Co a statement, as will be shown by reference to the last statements furnished to Mr McClement, the royalty due on the articles above enumerated that were manufactured at that date and taken up as finished manufactured articles and credited to that account in my ledger, and until we manufacture sockets, regulators &c there of course could be no royalty due to the home Company.####Will you kindly see Mr McClement in person in this connection and should any further explanation be necessary kindly advise me and I will give it prompt attention. In the meantime I have simply acknowledged Mr McClement’s letter and stated the fact of my having written you fully, requesting you to call and make a personal explanation. ### ENCLOSURE: Chart of proportion of profits on sales of dynamos----For royalty on the following socket & receptacles----For royalty on following regulators manufactured at Sherbrooke-----For royalty on following ammaters manufactured at Sherbrooke####For proportion of profit on sundry sales as represented by credit balance of this account, viz: $521.07 Edison Electric Light Company





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