This minute book covers the years 1879-1900 and contains material relating to the Edison Ore Milling Co., Ltd. This company was organized in 1879 to exploit Edison's ore milling patents in the United States and abroad. Included with the minutes are agreements, by-laws, resolutions, and articles of incorporation. There are also letters and reports by Sherburne B. Eaton and other company officials regarding Edison's ore milling experiments and company finances. Attached to the first page is a letter of November 27, 1901, from Vice President Walter S. Mallory, to attorney Alexander Elliott, Jr., stating that the information contained in this volume would be used as evidence in a dispute with the State of New York concerning taxes assessed against the company. The book is unpaginated. Approximately 300 pages have been used. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.