[HM89AAV], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Edison Phonograph Toy Manufacturing Co, Herman Trost, May 2nd, 1889

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Abstract

Referring to the agreement between Lowell C. Briggs and William W. Jacques, and myself, dated November 25, 1887, providing for a license under Letters Patent in various foreign countries for an Improvement in Phonographs or Speaking Machines, invented by me, and having been informed that you claim certain rights touching the said agreement, I hereby notify you that the license therin contained has exprired for non-payment of royalties, and moreoever has been forfeited for violation of the provisions of the contract by the said Briggs and Jacques.##A copy of this letter wil be given to each of your officers to each member of your Board of Directors, and to both Mr. Briggs and Mr. Jacques. Respectuflly, Thomas A. Edison##[Attachment:] Has T.F. Co made any return during the month of April re sales of their articles##[Attachment Apparently list of Board members and addresses] Lowell C. Briggs Trustee Otis [Wild?] Trustee William W. Jacques Presdt Benjamin Steven Trustee Daniel [Gold?] Secy & Treas Herman Trost Trustee Lowell C. Briggs Esq William W. Jacques Trustee George A Alden Trustee William W. Jacques Esq R.M. Field Trustee #445 Beacon Stl Briggs Boston Museum Field 700 Devonshire St. Alden 11.20 87 Milk St [M.E Mutual Life Stevens 11.10 187 State St. H M Williams Weld 12.30 Herman Trost Envelope addressed: Hermon Trost,Trustee. Edison Phonograph Toy M;f;g. Co., 95 Milk St., Boston, Mass.

Date

1889-05-02

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

HM89AAV

Folder Set

HM89

Title

[HM89AAV], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Edison Phonograph Toy Manufacturing Co, Herman Trost, May 2nd, 1889

Microfilm ID

144:281

Publisher

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

Timestamp

May 2, 1889