[LB012205], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to George Edward Gouraud, May 1st, 1882


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[LB012205], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to George Edward Gouraud, May 1st, 1882

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Your favor of the 18th ult has just come to hand this A. M. I had already early this morning cabled you that I had handed to Foster Thomson & Co the Europoean Telephone agreement referred to as you will see from cables confirmed elsewhere.##At the same time I requested you to send me a copy of the Agreement dated 10th [November]. This is the agreement previously signed by myself and the Edison Electric Telephone Co of Europe & which was sent to John [Haskwell & Co. I am sorry there has been so much delay about this but it was only late on Saturday afternoon that I managed to get the Bankers signature.##Immediately the above referred to copy of agreement of [16th] [illegible] a meeting of the Board of the Edison Telephone Coy of Europe will be called & I hope then to clear up the whole matter including the question of the [--- ---] you.##You [illegible] Insull has been giving his attention to the matter and it was not until last Sunday (the day before yesterday) that he was able to reach Mr Barker.




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