[D8945AAU1], Letter from Alfred Ord Tate to Samuel Insull, August 19th, 1889

Item

Abstract

[from Paris] "We received the followoing from Messrs Drexel Harjes to under date of the 16th inst. 'Notify Edison Insull says Dr. Moss [Moses?] asking for position Electrical Commission New York Exhibition /92 is Westinghouse man all Edison people oppose Moss says you endorse it. Is this true? Hope not. Can I deny statement on your behalf and use your influence for P Roland. Matter very important you personally and general Edison business.' I confirm Mr. Edison reply: 'I do not endorse Moss consider his appointment would be most unfortunate use every effort to secure appointment of some one not indentified with commercial interests.'"

Recipient

Date

1889-08-19

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8945AAU1

Folder Set

D8945

Title

[D8945AAU1], Letter from Alfred Ord Tate to Samuel Insull, August 19th, 1889

Microfilm ID

126:793

Publisher

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