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    Thomas and Charles Edison Autograph Letter Signed by Thomas Edison. One page, 5" x 8", n. p., October 20, 1924. Charles writes to his father, in full: "I'm not quite clear as to whether you want me to try & find a 'good man' or whether you are just telling me of the plan. At your service." Directly below Charles' note, Thomas writes his response, also in full: "We want a $75 week man who could go with Burns & learn the biz_ & then establish him in Montreal to start getting dealers. Can you get one. TAE." With a list, 5" x 8", probably listing the duties of the potential candidate. Includes "Order & Service, Branch, Head of Distrib Co, Karsh's work East Karsh West, Asst. to Walsh, Handle Greater NY only."

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    Charles had attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but dropped out during his senior year. In 1916, he ran the Little Thimble Theater and, for a time, his father's record company, Edison Records, one of the earliest record labels. In June of that year, he was named Chairman of the Board of Directors for Thomas A. Edison, Inc. In 1924, he became president of Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

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