[D8959ACJ], Telegram from Alfred Ord Tate to Samuel Insull, July 17th, 1889

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Title

[D8959ACJ], Telegram from Alfred Ord Tate to Samuel Insull, July 17th, 1889

Editor's Notes

"Embargo sixteenth disclose [Marg.:’Gouraud’] greatly exorcised about offer which donation [Marg.: ‘Insull’] state dismal [Marg.: ‘Insull’] made refusing to consider it authoritative. I have taken position of knowing nothing disclose [Marg.: ‘Gouraud’] believes if donations [Marg.: Seligman’] present negotiating fail he can amalgamate later and float Companies for joint interest sates he could not float companies so accident [Marg.: ‘Phono’] only now even if underwritten because opposition too strong must be aborted or he will accident [Marg.: ‘Sell Phonos’] or lease Phono ([.....]) until business established to Capitalize will report soon on his connections. ### Replying to your cable under date of 16th, Gouraud greatly exercised about offer which Seligman states Insull made, refusing to consider it authoritative. I have taken position of knowing nothing. Gouraud believes if Seligman’s present negotiations fail he can amalgamate later and float Company for joint interest. States he could not float Company to ([..]);1 phonographs only now even if underwritten, because opposition too strong. Must be absorbed or he will sell phonographs or lease phonographs until business established to capitalize. Will report soon on his connection here."

Recipient

Date

1889-07-17

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

D8959-F

Microfilm ID

127:765

Document ID

D8959ACJ

Publisher

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