[D8970ABI], Letter from Queen (James W.) & Co to Thomas Alva Edison, May 28th, 1889

Item

Abstract

Philadelphia, May 28th, 1889####Mr. Thomas A. Edison,####Orange, N.J.####Dear Sir:####[Handwritten: Mr. Edison thinking that had better let them know that its ore.]####Your favor of the 18th per Mr. Dickson, is duly received, we can only say that your complaint in regard to the condition of the wood work was duly forwarded to the maker. we have not heard from aim regarding it, and have therefore again written him calling his atttention in detail to your complaints. we will endeavor to obtain from him a satisfactory adjustment of the matter. we will of courses have to depend for the adjustment of this matter entirely on the maker; the margin of profit at which to executed your order (10%)--in affect merely a commision--would not of course warrant us in making any reduction on the bill if we should not be successful in obtaining a satisfactory settlement from the maker, which however, we sincerely hope may be affected.####Yours very truly####J.H. Queen Esq####Dictated.####P.S. Let us know what you would consider a fair allowance by Mr. Zeiss under the circumstances, as quickly as possible.####Not fault of packing but green wood (then I have already told you had better repeat) & see what reduction Zeiss will offer--####Shd you wish to state that 5% off bill would make the necessary repairs

Date

1889-05-28

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8970ABI

Folder Set

D8970

Title

[D8970ABI], Letter from Queen (James W.) & Co to Thomas Alva Edison, May 28th, 1889

Microfilm ID

128:434

Publisher

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