[MU085], Letter from Franklin Institute, George Whiting Hebard to Francis Robbins Upton, 1885

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Title

[MU085], Letter from Franklin Institute, George Whiting Hebard to Francis Robbins Upton, 1885

Editor's Notes

Discusses the report of the Committee on Lamp Tests at the Franklin Institute Exhibtion, Philadelphia. The report is not yet complete and the discussion of it in the press has been misleading. Does not think the reports will be useful to the public because commercial lamps were not tested. They wanted to test commercial lamps but the Edison Company objected and insisted on the tests with the special lamps. He encloses a circular that shows their lamps last longer and are more efficient. He wants to know the specifics of how he is using the lamps.

Mentioned

Date

1885-00-00

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

MU08-F

Microfilm ID

95:742

Document ID

MU085

Publisher

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