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Thomas Edison +1 Hand Written & Dual Signed Letter JSA COA Autograph Cut Check

  • Description

    Looking for the next big thing to add to your memorabilia collection? Well, this is it! Thomas Alva Edison & William H. Meadowcroft hand signed & handwritten 5" x 8" letter!! This is a very very rare signed document of the inventor of the lightbulb as it in an internal document from Edison at his time at general electric, the company he founded. It is an amazing letter as Edison is telling Meadowcroft to fire someone because "he is no chemist at all" which is super cool coming from one of the most famous inventors ever who is credited with a record 1093 patents in his lifetime!!

    This letter was obtained (After being passed down many years) From the family of William Henry Meadowcroft, Edison's famous personal assistant & vice president of his general electric company. In addition, William H. Meadowcroft responded to this letter & signed it at the top right !!! Meadowcroft hand wrote: "George Meisler, do you attend to this? " then he signed it right after a dated it 1/13/18 (1918). Meadowcroft is also an accomplished author and credited as the man who kept Edison's works & inventions under wraps from the public until it was time to notify the public.

    These documents very rarely come to surface in the general public as the most common Edison letters you see are ones that are typed on a typewriter with a small drawn out signature. This letter is an actual letter Edison hand wrote himself in full and intended for his vice president / Assistant:

    The letter reads:

    tell the proper man to
    let knight the
    chemist I look on
    lately, go. He is no
    chemist at all"

    -(Hand signed) Edison

    this letter is dated in the upper right-hand corner by William H. Meadowcroft "1/13/18" (1918) & then handwritten out by him at the top right "George Meisler, do you attend to this? " then he signed it right after.

    This letter is over 100 years old!!!

    For those that may not know, this is an amazing Thomas Edison signature and one of the best you will ever find out there of him as he wrote a large signature and spelled out clearly. Edison's signature historically is all over the place as he would write a signature that was a t& e written together that looked almost like a symbol/Logo or might just write one initial of his name. He never really had a consistent signature on any internal documents of his they were always all over the place so this is an amazing signature of his, do your research and you will see! This is a must have item for serious collectors of rare documents and Thomas Edison items!! We have another Thomas Edison signature available in our store here on eBay and our website (Google search: Inscriptagraphs) Which is professionally custom framed and also another beauty! Make sure you follow us as a favorite seller of yours for future rare autographs of inventors!

    Also, this letter is in incredible condition item for being 100 years old!! You will not find a nicer letter condition-wise, signature wise out there!! Go look and you will see!! If you want an amazing piece of Edison then this it!

    This item comes certified authentic from one of the largest & most reputable authentication companies in the world, James Spence Authentication (JSA). This item includes their individually numbered, tamper-evident authenticity sticker and letter of authenticity detailing out the specifics of this particular document! JSA is one of the best authenticators you can get on any autograph, do your research and you will see.

  • Shipping & Delivery

    Do you offer free shipping everywhere?

    Great question. We offer free shipping to customers in the Continental 48 USA states. There is an additional charge for shipping to Hawaii, Alaska and all other USA territories. Contact us for a quote on shipping item directly to you.

    Do you ship internationally?

    Yes! We ship items all over the world! Before placing your order, give us a call at (844) 474-4633 or email us at for an accurate quote on shipping items outside the Continental USA. We ask you to please contact us in advance for international orders or orders outside the Continental USA 48 states so we can get you a 100% accurate quote so we don't overcharge you. Due to the complexity of the inventory sizes we maintain, we use to set our rates as 1 flat rate based on the price of your order but found this to not work for everyone so we decided we will take all orders by a case by case basis. We will work with you to try to take care of some of the shipping charges so you pay less in the long run for that special item(s)! Contact us in advance and provide us the country we would be shipping the item to as well as your zip code. We will have a response to you in a short amount of time. Please Note: all customs & duties are the responsibility of the customer.

    How fast do orders typically take to ship out?

    Orders typically ship within 48 business hours. If the order requires custom framing or special requirements, the order may take as long as 4 weeks to be shipped, and you will receive an email keeping you in the loop on when to expect your item(s).

    How do I receive my tracking number?

    When your item officially ships out, we will send you the tracking number via the email you provided at the point of checkout.

  • Buy now, pay later!

    QUESTION: I want to purchase an item on your website but I don't currently have the funds to do so. Do you have any methods to assist me in being able to purchase the item(s)?

    YES! Currently, Inscriptagraphs is the only major memorabilia retailer to offer customers a financing option! We offer our financing option through our finance partner Sezzle! If you qualify through them, you could potentially be able to purchase your item today and have it shipped out even faster! This is a great option for people than need extra time to pay off that one item they must have for their man cave or a gift for someone! Check out our financing section for more information!

  • Authenticity

    How do I know your items are authentic?

    We work with the most reputable suppliers in the industry who have direct contracts with athletes & celebrities. Most items are acquired via private paid autograph signings with the athletes/celebrities to ensure the signatures are the real thing. We work with some of the most advanced authentication companies in the industry today including PSA/DNA, James Spence Authentication (JSA), Beckett, Upper Deck, Steiner, Tristar and much more (Click here to see our authenticity guarantee). All worn and game used equipment has paperwork directly from the teams, players, movie studios, estates, and celebertieis themselves! Indeed, acquiring your favorite piece of autographed memorabilia can be one of the most exciting investments you can make – as long as it is real. At, the integrity of each piece of hand-signed collectibles is paramount. guarantees the authenticity of your hand-signed sports collectible or your money back!

  • Quality

    At Inscriptagraphs Sports & Entertainment Memorabilia, quality is one of the founding principles of our company. All of our products come from the absolute best of the best sources from cases to the actual collectibles to framing and authentication. Quality is what we stand for. The signed and unsigned collectibles that we offer are manufactured with the best materials and the framing we provide with our products are state of the art museum quality framing. The equipment we use, the average mom & pop shop and large retail competitors can't afford as the machinery we use is the utmost high end in the framing industry. This equipment is very very expensive to purchase & maintain but we are committed to giving our customers the quality they seek and rarely find. The cases we provide are all made of plexiglass which is more expensive than glass and if your case fell off your desk, for example, the plexiglass won't shatter like normal glass.

    There's an old expression: "You Get What You Pay For", we make sure you are provided with the industry-leading quality and are proud to set the bar for quality among memorabilia companies. The authenticity you are provided with for your collectibles is the most advanced expert authentication in the industry. We outsource all of our authentication (except for witnessed signings we directly conduct with athletes & celebrities) to ensure that a third party expert authentication service providing you with their opinion and not us, giving you a bias opinion. You have come to the right place if you are in the market for memorabilia collectibles as you will be provided the utmost quality for your collection!

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  • Sell My Memorabilia to Inscriptagraphs

    Does Inscriptagraphs buy the general public's memorabilia?

    Yes! We purchase all sorts of sports & entertainment memorabilia. From athlete & movie star autographs, game used items and movie posters to movie props, celebrity owned items and even historical rare documents from a famous inventor or US President!! You can check out our SELL MY MEMORABILIA page for information on what we look for! If you are not sure if we would be interested in your item or not, then just simply ask!! Give us a call at (844) 474-4633 us at