[LB020312], Memorandum, Thomas Alva Edison, May 25th, 1885

Item

Abstract

[letterpress version of X001G2BF; reply to John Anderson] "The first inventor of a telephone was Phillip Reis of Germany only musical not articulating The first person to publicly Exhibit a telephone for transmission of articulate speech was A.G. Bell. The first practical commercial [interlined above] telephone for transmission of articulate speech was invented by myself-- telephones used throughout are mine & Bells mine is the Edison is used for transmitting Bells is used for Receiving---"

Date

1885-05-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB020312

Folder Set

LB020

Title

[LB020312], Memorandum, Thomas Alva Edison, May 25th, 1885

Microfilm ID

83:170

Publisher

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

Timestamp

May 25, 1885

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