[LB008480], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Egisto Paolo Fabbri, August 29th, 1881


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You may remember the cable correspondence we had with Gouraud some time back with reference to retaining experts in case we should [requare] them on Law suit.##I think that you should see that the scientific writers on the Electrician Telegraphic Journal, & especially Engineering are retained Conrad Cook of the last named paper should be retained. The [fear] to be pass to them should be in accordance with those usually paid for such service in England. I have myself the poorest opinion of the ability of these men but they can nonetheless be of a source of a great deal of petty annoyance to us in the future as they most certainly have been in the past so it would be just as well to enlist them on our side as for every dollar of fee it will save us a great many dollars worth of trouble.##Matters are progressing here satisfactorily. We have taken prossession of the buildings at Pearl Street where we are now putting the Boilers for the Central Station The Tele Co has a large stock of street mains on hand and we shall commence to laying the mains in the street very shortly.##Last night we heated the Large Dynamo that is to go to Paris. The test was in every way satisfactory and we shall ship the machine by the [steamship] leaving here for [Nauve] on 7th [--- ---]##The London machine [illegible]








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[LB008480], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Egisto Paolo Fabbri, August 29th, 1881

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


August 29, 1881

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