[LB056274], Letter from Alfred Ord Tate to Leopold Von Ledina, April 8th, 1892


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[LB056274], Letter from Alfred Ord Tate to Leopold Von Ledina, April 8th, 1892




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


April 8, 1892.
Commander Leopold von Iedina,
Naval Attache To the Imp. & Royal Austro-Hungarian Embassy,
No. 92 Regent St.
W. LONDON, England.
Dear Sir:-
Your letter of 22nd ultimo in regard to Mr. Edison’s for transmitting signals electrically, without wires, has been received. Mr. Edison directs me to say in reply to your inquiry that the system referred to has not yet been put to practical use. Numerous experiments have, however, been connected on rivers etc., all of which were successful. Mr. Edison hopes to continue the experiments and determine thereby the distance at which the invention will be operative. The principle involved in the method of signaling in the same on that applied in the system of train telegraphy which permits of a message been transmitted electricity from a moving train.
Yours truly,
A.O. Tate
Private Secretary.
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