This folder contains correspondence, reports, and other documents relating to the business of EOMS and its development of the Dunderland iron deposits. Many of the letters are to or from Edison. Among the other correspondents are Herman E. Dick, a director of the Syndicate; Francis Hungerford Pollen, managing director; J. Hall, Jr., secretary; and George Ainsworth, a Syndicate member. Included are letters dealing with patent infringement, briquetting methods, and ore analyses. Other items concern the development of the cement business; the sending of samples of South African gold to Edison; and the appointment of William Rhodes, a nephew of Cecil Rhodes, as a director of EOMS and the Standard Construction Corp., Ltd. Also included are a report of a Syndicate meeting and a pamphlet entitled "Dunderland Iron Ore Company, Limited."
Approximately 80 percent of the documents have been selected.