[D8959AFK], Letter from Hugh De Coursey Hamilton to Edison Phonograph Co, October 12th, 1889

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Abstract

Blanks- We are experiencing no little difficulty with the dark grams, the majority of them being reamed inside at a different taper to the cylinder of [our] main shaft. I can not of course say if this is due to your reamer of the after effects of contraction or expansion, at all events it is certain they do not for the cylinders of our machines, the smaller end generally binding first.##Battery - I am setting up four cell battery in accordance to later directions for same shape to get better result than before.##Shipment recd.Oct 2: by Express##In this lot five glass battery jars arrived broken likewise five express pates. This depletes us of our entire battery. Do you not make it a practice to send any extras in a shipment of this size? (15 batteries)

Date

1889-10-12

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8959AFK

Folder Set

D8959

Title

[D8959AFK], Letter from Hugh De Coursey Hamilton to Edison Phonograph Co, October 12th, 1889

Microfilm ID

127:955

Publisher

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