[X154A4BD], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Uriah Hunt Painter, January 26th, 1885

Item

Abstract

Enclosed comes from Clarke to Hastings; Clarke gives up Western Penn, but won't give up D.C. so am compelled to pay double commission for all you or he do in Washington until July next; expect problems over every job started in the meantime; Clarke wants to prove you have no influence and he has more "with the inevitable result that the U.S. Dog will step in & take the Bone in the case of the Washington Monument"; Re: Treasury Dept., don't run afoul of other actors re: public buildings outside D.C. till I give go ahead; it was brought to my attention that a party we're working with had "a rather violent set to with you over the Printing Office Plant"; Hastings will write today re: papers for executive arm; on you claim for commissin on P.O. Plant will lay papers before committee.

Date

1885-01-26

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

X154A4BD

Folder Set

X154A4

Title

[X154A4BD], Letter from Edward Hibberd Johnson to Uriah Hunt Painter, January 26th, 1885

Microfilm ID

Publisher

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