[LB028903], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to George Edward Gouraud, April 1st, 1889

Item

Abstract

"I beg to confirm the following cablegram received from you and sent by us:-- T.A. Edison. April 1, 1889. "Very important to know reliable date and number next shipment. If not immediate cable Hammer send six from Paris, returnable if necessary. Am liable heavy damages failure exhibition contract based on dates provisionally given, besides paying big rent lecture hall which cannot utilize. Fifty-two lectures booked April. Grapho very active, but losing ground daily. Reply fully promptly." Gouraud, Norwood. April 1st, 1889 "Positively ship express ten complete machines April tenth steamer. Edison."" Yours very truly [signed] TAE

Date

1889-04-01

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB028903

Folder Set

LB028

Title

[LB028903], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to George Edward Gouraud, April 1st, 1889

Microfilm ID

138:1138

Publisher

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