[LB032128], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Harkness Fire Extinguisher Co, August 22nd, 1889

Item

Abstract

"Your estimate for work and materials for about 575 Automatic Sprinklers of September 6th, 1889, is hereby accepted, in so far as it relates to the work specified on sheets 1 and 2, together with the addition specified on attached sheet dated August 22nd, 1889., and which comprises tanks and pumps complete, set up and charged for supplying the four small buildings with the non-freezing compound. ### It is understood that you make and place in position, sufficient steam pipe to keep the main supply tank from freezing during the winter. ### It is also understood that you use nothing but brass pipe in the small building known as the Galvanometer Room. ### The whole system of Sprinklers, Watchmen's Automatic Fire Alarm, compound system in small buildings, pipes, risers, and valves, to be acceptable to the New York Board of Fire Underwriters: for the sum of ($3400) thirty four hundred dollars." Yours very truly, TAE per Chas. Batchelor

Date

1889-08-22

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

LB032128

Folder Set

LB032

Title

[LB032128], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Harkness Fire Extinguisher Co, August 22nd, 1889

Microfilm ID

139:654

Publisher

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