[NM024080], Telegram from Thomas Alva Edison to Siemens Bros (London), November 1st, 1889

Item

Abstract

[this cable was written at the end of Kennelly's analysis of the Niagara Power estimates] Cable grams sent 1 XI 89 To SiemensBros London from Edison N.Y. Cable approximate price of one hundred knots lightly armoured cable with stranded core four hundred and twenty square millimeter and guta percha five mllimeters thick in several layers with intermediate compound. Reply received 5 XI 89 to Edison Orange from Siemens [pound sign] 1750 per know exclusive of packing delivered works Woolwich. The water distance to City Hall is 22 statute miles 4 cables are 88 x 0.876 = 77.1 knot [pound sign] 1750 @ 4.90 = 38576 = $661.000. for $20,000

Date

1889-11-01

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

NM024080

Folder Set

NM024

Title

[NM024080], Telegram from Thomas Alva Edison to Siemens Bros (London), November 1st, 1889

Microfilm ID

104:516

Publisher

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