[D8955ABV], Letter from Century Co to Thomas Alva Edison, May 15th, 1889

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Abstract

Can you kindly furnish us with a correct definition of the word graphophone and also any pritned matter containing new words formed from it etc. An arl answer will greatly oblige The Dictionary Department Century Co. [Ans May 16/89; TAE marg: The word was coined by some speculators and applied to a phonograph of a different mechanical construction than mine They got the word by Reversing the word phongraph-- E]

Author

Date

1889-05-15

Decade

1880-1889

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Identifier

D8955ABV

Folder Set

D8955

Title

[D8955ABV], Letter from Century Co to Thomas Alva Edison, May 15th, 1889

Microfilm ID

127:422

Publisher

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