[LB027056], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Abram Stevens Hewitt, November 15th, 1888

Item

Abstract

"I received your letter in regard to visit to the office of the North American Phonograph Co., $160 [unclear] and I regard exceedingly that your time should have been taken up to no purpose. [Unclear] the result of some misunderstanding. I have just received a telegram from Mr. Jesse H. Lippincott, President of the North American Phonograph Co., asking me if he should send a phonograph to your offices, with one of his men, so that you should [unclear] record there. I have replied, requesting him to ask your permission. It will take up only [unclear] of your time as you may [unclear] in speaking my messages that you desire to send to the Mayor of London. I thank you very much for the trouble you have already taken, and hope I am not presenting to [unclear] upon your kindness in making this further request." Yours very truly, [signed] TAE

Date

1888-11-15

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB027056

Folder Set

LB027

Title

[LB027056], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Abram Stevens Hewitt, November 15th, 1888

Microfilm ID

138:486

Publisher

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