[D8958ABA], Letter from U.S. Post Office Dept. Foreign Mails, Newton May Brooks to Thomas Alva Edison, December 10th, 1889

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Title

[D8958ABA], Letter from U.S. Post Office Dept. Foreign Mails, Newton May Brooks to Thomas Alva Edison, December 10th, 1889

Editor's Notes

Referring to TAE's reply on 23 Jan. last to the Department's letter of the preceding day; includes a translated extract from the Postal Administration of Germany from 23 ult.; German Post Office wants a new phonograph for its museum and had written TAE on Jan. 25 to get one; he referred them to Gouraud but he hasn't procured a phonograph for them so far; TAE, though, has sent phonographs directly to various institutions in Berlin, including the Physico-technical Institution and the Urania; asks U.S. Post Officee to intervene with TAE and encloses catalogue of the museum; U.S. Post Office asks TAE to inform them of what action he will take in the matter.

Date

1889-12-10

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8958-F

Microfilm ID

127:630

Document ID

D8958ABA

Publisher

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