[LB053223], Letter from John F Randolph to Thomas Alva Edison, May 4th, 1892


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[LB053223], Letter from John F Randolph to Thomas Alva Edison, May 4th, 1892




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


May 4th, 1892
Thos. A. Edison Esq
Ogden N.J.
Dear Sir:
I beg to enclose you herewith a letter from Messrs Woerishoffer and Co. which came to me with a statement of your account with them and I have gone very very carefully over their account and my looks say that:-
Messrs Woernishoffer and Co. owe you in cash, $112781.57
“ “ “ “ holds in E.E. Mfg Co. Bonds 60000.00
“ “ “ “ “ “ N.Y. Lach and W.R.R. Banks 50000.00
“ “ “ “ “ “ United N.J. R.R. Bonds 100000.00
All the above belongs to you and none of it is put up as collateral for anything and this agrees with their books according to the letter which I enclose.
If you have any letter or anything to send to Messrs Woerishoffer and Co. will you please send it to me so I can keep a copy of it to enable me to know what is going on also kindly return the letter which I have enclosed from them after reading same as I wish to acknowledge receipt of it to them and any remarks which you have to make.
On the following page I beg to submit an account of the money which I received and paid out which is as follows:-
Apr 28 1892-From Messrs Woerishoffer and Co., $41000.00
May 2 “ Edison Genl Elec Co. (Dividend) 13792.00


Paid Out
April 28-1892 Paid Eaton and Lewis $13000.00
“ 28- “ N.J. and Penn Concent Wks Call 13813.76
May 2- “ Note at Bank 5000.00
“ 3 “ “ “ “ 5000.00
“ 4 “ “ “ “ 3761.85
“ 6 “ “N.J. + Penn-Concent Wks Call 15000.00 5575.61
Overpaid $783.61
We have nothing to meet now until the 19th of this month unless there is a call made by the New Jersey and Penn Concent Works. Please let me know if you will be at the Laboratory sometime before May 19-1892 and oblige
Yours truly
John F. Randolph
This check will be mailed tomorrow May 5, 1892
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