[LB023049], Letter from Samuel Insull to Edison United Manufacturing Co, Joseph Hutchinson, October 25th, 1886

Item

Abstract

[note Miller family financial troubles] Mr. Edison desires me to inform you that there is a very large watch factory going up to Canton, Ohio. You can judge of the size of the establishment by that fact that they are going to employ 2,000 men. He suggests that you look into the amatter as to lighting same. ## Mr. Edison desires that you send to Mr. Louis Miller, Oak Place, Akron, Ohio prices for 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, and 800 light plants, respectively, with and without engine power, and estimate the wiring, plant to consist of sixteen candle power lamps; wiring to be of character suitable for machine shops. Mr. Miller controls the Buckeye Mower and Reaper business and might possibly purchase a plant.

Date

1886-10-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB023049

Folder Set

LB023

Title

[LB023049], Letter from Samuel Insull to Edison United Manufacturing Co, Joseph Hutchinson, October 25th, 1886

Microfilm ID

83:769

Publisher

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

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