[SB019025b], Clipping, Chicago Tribune, May 12th, 1889

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Title

[SB019025b], Clipping, Chicago Tribune, May 12th, 1889

Editor's Notes

"Edison Says He Was Swindled", Chicago Tribune. A bill in equity was today led by TAE against Gilliland and Tomlinson. TAE wants the the court to compel the two to make an "accounting to him and reveal the facts about the negotiation of the stock of the phonograph company and a contract for the sale and use of the invention." TAE says he was told by the two that they could sell the contract for $250,000. Eventually, $1.2 million of phonograph stock was sold for $500,000, Gilliland and Tomlinson received $250,000, according to TAE.

Date

1889-05-12

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Folder/Volume ID

SB019-F

Microfilm ID

146:191

Document ID

SB019025b

Publisher

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