[LB012288], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Sherburne Blake Eaton, May 11th, 1882

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Your letter of 9th with extract from letter of John Moore & Co Rio de Janerio has been received & I will take steps to prevent machines going into Brazil##Returned herewith is telegram received from M. P. [Moore] am glad to hear such good news##I am glad to receive your daily chatty memoranda It gives me the information I desire. Do not hesitate to call on me whenever you require informatin or require my opinion##I have instructed Kruesi to experiment on a compound which will over come the difficulties referred to in Kendall & Cos letter of 1st April 1882##I also return you herewith the Reports. You need not send these out here I can see them when I come in. Your memoranda above referred to suppplies me with what I want in the way of the Departmental work of the various Companies##I return you Hazards letters##I will see what I have done in the way of accumulators & let you know. we should have nothing to do with the [Faune] Battery people. It will only turn out a Stock jobbing affair & we will get ourselves smirched if we go into it. Their agent sent a letter to Barker making a offer. He will show it you if you ask him & you might bring it before the Board but I would have nothing to do with it if I were them.##I have nothing to say as to Gramme Co organization##Please call Mr Andrews attention to the work on Dynamos & ask him to more thoroughly inspect workmanship##Wednesday mornings memo. Gas fires 98 1/2% heat & 1 1/2 light whereas the Electric Light gives 6 1/2 % of heat & 93 1/2% of light.##I would not unite with anybody to go for Swan. I would let Swan light up whatever he desires but simply notify him that he is infringing##I would pay good attention to the underground conductor business##I enclose application from a man named Paine. I do not know anything about him but thought it as well to send it to you.##Please send out here a man from Isolated Co to wire my house for 60 lights He had better bring wire switches Safety Catches &c &cYour letter of 9th with extract from letter of John Moore & Co Rio de Janerio has been received & I will take steps to prevent machines going into Brazil##Returned herewith is telegram received from M. P. [Moore] am glad to hear such good news##I am glad to receive your daily chatty memoranda It gives me the information I desire. Do not hesitate to call on me whenever you require informatin or require my opinion##I have instructed Kruesi to experiment on a compound which will over come the difficulties referred to in Kendall & Cos letter of 1st April 1882##I also return you herewith the Reports. You need not send these out here I can see them when I come in. Your memoranda above referred to suppplies me with what I want in the way of the Departmental work of the various Companies##I return you Hazards letters##I will see what I have done in the way of accumulators & let you know. we should have nothing to do with the [Faune] Battery people. It will only turn out a Stock jobbing affair & we will get ourselves smirched if we go into it. Their agent sent a letter to Barker making a offer. He will show it you if you ask him & you might bring it before the Board but I would have nothing to do with it if I were them.##I have nothing to say as to Gramme Co organization##Please call Mr Andrews attention to the work on Dynamos & ask him to more thoroughly inspect workmanship##Wednesday mornings memo. Gas fires 98 1/2% heat & 1 1/2 light whereas the Electric Light gives 6 1/2 % of heat & 93 1/2% of light.##I would not unite with anybody to go for Swan. I would let Swan light up whatever he desires but simply notify him that he is infringing##I would pay good attention to the underground conductor business##I enclose application from a man named Paine. I do not know anything about him but thought it as well to send it to you.##Please send out here a man from Isolated Co to wire my house for 60 lights He had better bring wire switches Safety Catches &c &c

Date

1882-05-11

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB012288

Folder Set

LB012

Title

[LB012288], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Sherburne Blake Eaton, May 11th, 1882

Microfilm ID

81:656

Publisher

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

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