[LB009461], Telegram from Thomas Alva Edison to Edward Hibberd Johnson, December 15th, 1881

Item

Abstract

Following please find copy of cable sent you in reply to one quoted above.#3Fifty seven Dynamos sent Decr 15. 81 Can only give very rough estimate at present Investment in good portions London for every thousand feet equivalent sold be from two dollars seventy five cents to two dollars ninety cents and will pay little more than eleven percent on whole of actual investment taking a ten candle electric to equal ordinary five foot London burner. Have been working at Menlo two weeks getting high resistance lamps to admit competition London Gas have got ten candle lamps two hundred eighty ohms, will mail detailed estimates"

Date

1881-12-15

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB009461

Folder Set

LB009

Title

[LB009461], Telegram from Thomas Alva Edison to Edward Hibberd Johnson, December 15th, 1881

Microfilm ID

81:171

Publisher

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

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