[LB012196], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Charles Batchelor, May 1st, 1882


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[LB012196], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Charles Batchelor, May 1st, 1882

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I beg to confirm following cables##To you April 24, 82. Instructed [--urana] say your share Oriental Telephone when available Lowrey Bailey one tenth.##From you April 24. Wallerstein authorize say [three] thousand five hundred in all.##From you April 24. [Frank] can you send immediately two good isolated men hundred dollars month and expenses##To you May 1, 82 Test amb[urseds] machine only finished today Cannot find good isolated men you must [illegible]##To you May [1st] 1882. [Inst] found new Lamp [---] when applied as safety catch plug worse than [[---] as [---] [lead] crosses [Belt] [paths.] Old style all right. New [plug] made right by connecting bottom button to screw by putting [illegible] all went without fail. mailed samples##You should have received from Gouraud your Oriental & United Telephone monies by this time. Please advise me exactly as to amounts &c if you have got them also if any stock you may receive from him.##I am sorry to say that I cannot find you any men here whom I could recommend. I think you will get much greater satisfaction in the long run if you use [natives]##As to the 250 Light machine (about which I got a letter from you this morning) I will write you tomorrow or next day. Our test is hardly finished yet one hand [---] nothing but a test machine so [do we] get quite impatient##As to my last cable I will also write you tomorrow##Do you want [ninety] business letters sent to yur Paris address





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