[X154A5AL], Letter from Frank Seymour Hastings to Uriah Hunt Painter, January 26th, 1886

Item

Abstract

I'm in receipt of yours of 24th inst. enclosing certificate for 24 shares; Johnson referred me to yours of same date addressed to him, the latter enclosing informal receipt from Johnson for $470.40; I enclosed two informal duplicate receipts, one for $627.20 and one for $470.40 applied to 15 and 68/100ths shares standing in your name; also enclosed are installment receipts for 24 shares 30 percent paid, issued in place of installment certificate No. 150; You state that there was an outrage committed upon you. This outrage is perpetrated on our stockholders on a daily basis; I wanted to meet you personally to explain what happened. [Suggests some malfeasance in financing of the Light Co.]

Date

1886-01-26

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

X154A5AL

Folder Set

X154A5

Title

[X154A5AL], Letter from Frank Seymour Hastings to Uriah Hunt Painter, January 26th, 1886

Microfilm ID

Publisher

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