This journal covers the period January 1-December 22, 1883 and contains entries by Batchelor about his business and personal affairs, including his activities as Edison's personal representative in Paris. There are also clippings in English and French, among them a letter from Sherburne B. Eaton to the New York World about the Brush-Swan Electric Light Co. and a circular by the United Telephone Co. regarding the infringement of Edison's telephone patents in the United Kingdom. Among the individuals and companies mentioned are Giuseppe Colombo, Edward H. Johnson, the Compagnie Continentale Edison, the Société Electrique Edison, and the Société Industrielle et Commerciale Edison. The book contains 185 pages numbered by an archivist. The front cover is stamped "Agenda 1883."
Blank pages: 31-32, 63-70, 73-74, 93-94, 121-122, 149-152, 155-156, 165-170, 175-178, 181-185. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.