[X001H1BO], Cost Estimate, Edison United Manufacturing Co, Holland Manufacturing Co, George Harmon Moseman, August 11th, 1888


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[X001H1BO], Cost Estimate, Edison United Manufacturing Co, Holland Manufacturing Co, George Harmon Moseman, August 11th, 1888

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[preprinted estimate form] Capacity: This plant shall have a dynamo capacity of 150 lights [16 C.P. each] or their equivalent ## Dynamo: Electrical Plant, There shall be furnished standard Edison dynamo which when driven at the rated speed of 1600 revolutions per minute will furnish sufficient current for 150 Edison lamps of 16 C.P. each or their equivalent ## Setting of Dynamo: The Dynamo will be properly on solid foundation furnished by the enclosed and all electric connections made to same by their lamps.## Guarantee: That the dynamo will generate sufficient current to operate not less than 12 lamps of 16 C.P. each, or their equivalent per mechanical horse-power delivered at the pulley of the dynamo. That the average life of the lamps shall not be less than 600 hours, provided that they are not driven above their rated candle power.## Plant: 1 dynamo capacity, 150 lamps of 16 C.P. each, 2 extra brushes, 1 Base frame, 150 lamps, 16 C.P., 1 Hand regulator, 1 Ampere meter, 1 volt indicator, 150 key sockets, 0 keyless sockets, All to be delievered and [xxx] in can profile working order ## Extra Wiring: Any wiring beyond amount contracated for will be done at $3.00 per light ## Distribution of Lights: The lights to be distributed as follows: and desired ## Fixtures: All to be flexible cord [bad hand writing] The Company will assume no responsibility on fixtures furnished by other manufacturers, unless licensed by the Edison Company. ## Motive Power: Power Plant: The motive power required to operate the dynamo will be furnished and placed in position by the purchased. ### Such power to consist of the following machinery: -----------[detailed specs omitted] Starting Plant and instruction: The Company will furnish the services of an Electrician for a period of six days to start plant and give instruction in operating the same purchaser agreeing that a competent man shall be detailed to receive such instruction during the time named. Price: Thirteen hundred and eight-eight dollars 1388.00 Terms and desired: One-half payable on presentation of sight draft with shipping receipt Blance 30 days after starting the plant. Limit: This proposal will be void unless accepted before ------- 188.



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