[LB053241], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Josiah Custer Reiff, May 23rd, 1892


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[LB053241], Letter from Thomas Alva Edison to Josiah Custer Reiff, May 23rd, 1892




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


May 21st, 1892
German National Bank
Newark N.J.
Dear Sirs:
I beg to enclose you herewith checks as follows:-
From Edison General Elec Co. $1200.00
“ H.B. Auchincliss 8.13
“ National Transit Co. 35.40
“ Cha Lentz and sons 33.17
“ Electric Supply and Mfg Co. 10.62
“ St. Paul Minn. 41.00
“ Smith and Landell 58.22


Please place same to my credit and oblige
Yours truly
Thos. A. Edison
May 23rd 1892
J.C. Reiff Esq.
Messrs Woerishoffer and Co.
52 Exchange Place
New York
Dear Sir:-
I beg to acknowledge receipt of your favor of the 21st inst and thank you very much for the information contained therein.
I beg to advise you that you can go as hish as 102 1/31 for the Edison Elec Ill Co., New York 5% Bonds and of course you understand that I would like to obtain them as much, lower as possible. I will take $100000 of these bonds-you may bid 102 ¼ for (illegible) R.R. bonds ___
Please have same put in name of my wife (Mina M. Edison) and greatly oblige.
Yours truly
Thos A. Edison
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