[MU055], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Francis Robbins Upton, November 11th, 1881

Item

Abstract

Re lamp sockets; Johnson has telegraphed his disapproval of the way proposed to correct trouble. "You arrange the socket in what way you please." Faure Batty people using our lamps exclusively. Thinks iso business will use many lamps. "You are welcome to see any & all of my letters to Edison so far as I am concerned--tell Insull this& he will show you some that will probaby interest you." Says that his problem about small orders fr EELC is temporary; "when Edison gets his station in action you will get plenty of orders and the gradual growth of the Isolated business as well as the development of new fields--like mine--will enlarge the demands upon you to a paying point." Says experiments on lamps make financial sense; keep ahead of competition to make best lamp and generates publicity.

Date

1881-11-11

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

MU055

Folder Set

MU04

Title

[MU055], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Francis Robbins Upton, November 11th, 1881

Microfilm ID

95:661

Publisher

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