[LB008356], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to George Edward Gouraud, July 5th, 1881

Item

Abstract

Referr Me to your favor of the 15th ult. I have no feeling particularly against Mr. Preece excepted that he acted pretty rough. I think the whole matter about that microphone controversy arose from my utter inability to conceive that a man of [---- ---] could see any difference between the principle of the microphone and the principle of the carbon telephone which are exactly similar as [---] think Mr. Preece will now admit t[--] [Illigible] therefore think that at the time I had considerable justification in going for him but [--] think that many men quite as scientific as he, have made the same mistake and should not say that the carbon telephone and the microphone were one and the same [machine] [---] Mr. Preece [---] [---] that he may want [--] ordered some time [illegible] to fill [illegible]

Date

1881-07-05

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB008356

Folder Set

LB008

Title

[LB008356], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to George Edward Gouraud, July 5th, 1881

Microfilm ID

80:966

Publisher

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

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