[D8966ABE], Letter from Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co, Charles L Selden to Alfred Ord Tate, March 21st, 1889

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Abstract

Baltimore, March 21st. 1889####Es. Phonoplex####A.O. Tate, Esq.####Orange, N.J.####Dear Sir,####In a letter of November 10th 1889, Mr. Gilliland wrote, stating that the rate of Twenty Dollars per year perset, would be the figure for the Phonoplex. He states that he writes in reply to my letter of the 7th., to Mr. Edison by the latters request,####I will remember that we were the first people to take up the Phonoplex and gave facilitating for the testing of it, and that there was an opponent entered into between Mr. Edison and the Company for the public, and another agreement in which the rate was very much reduced, in fact, cut in two.####I write to ask, whether or not it is the intention to stand by this agreement and give our Company the benefit of the reduction or not.####Yours truly,####C Selden####Gen'l Sup't Te.l####P.S####The phonoplexing of 2 more ckts depends upon your supply####C.S####[name mentions: Ezra Gilliland, Charles selden, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co, A.O. Tate, Thos Edison]

Recipient

Date

1889-03-21

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8966ABE

Folder Set

D8966

Title

[D8966ABE], Letter from Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co, Charles L Selden to Alfred Ord Tate, March 21st, 1889

Microfilm ID

128:278

Publisher

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