[LB012217], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Edward Hibberd Johnson, May 2nd, 1882

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Abstract

Referring to your favor of 26th February (which has remained unanswered first owing to my absence in Florida and second in consequence of my sickness since my return). I think the only thing in Dr Hopkinsons patent which would hold in this country and be of value is the [Br----] described in connection with figures 5, 6 & 7 of patent no. 2989 of [---] and set forth in the third claim of that patent##A Company of mine on Electric Rail Roads is about to be formed and I would advise Dr. Hopkinson to take out a patent on the above referred to patent in this Country with a view to making an arrangement with our Rail Road Coy which can readily be done if they desire to make use of the principle##I return herewith Dr. Hopkinsons papers & also enclose Mr Dyers [illegible]

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Date

1882-05-02

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB012217

Folder Set

LB012

Title

[LB012217], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Edward Hibberd Johnson, May 2nd, 1882

Microfilm ID

81:614

Publisher

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

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