[LB015329], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Charles H Collagan, February 16th, 1883

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Title

[LB015329], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Charles H Collagan, February 16th, 1883

Editor's Notes

Referring to yours of 5th inst.##It would be a very difficult matter for me to fix the precise date that I first conceived the idea of lighting by electricity on any system similar to my parent one. The various details of my system are not the work of a day or year but of very gradual development and I may say the subject has had more or less of my thoughts for several years past.##It is about four years since I practically lighted several buildings with current from one general source

Date

1883-02-16

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

LB015-F

Microfilm ID

82:174

Document ID

LB015329

Publisher

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