This folder contains correspondence, agreements, and other documents covering the period 1908-1910, with a few additional items from 1912 and 1916. Many of the letters are by Frank L. Dyer and George F. Scull of the Edison Manufacturing Co. and Jeremiah J. Kennedy and Harry N. Marvin of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. Some of the letters concern contract negotiations, censorship, unauthorized duplication of motion pictures, and the U.S. tariff on motion pictures. Other documents pertain to royalties from the Eastman Kodak Co. and to Edison's stock holdings in the Biograph Co. Also included is a letter from Dyer to Edison enclosing a confidential statement of the cost of negatives produced by the Biograph Co. during the period January-August 1912.
Approximately 60 percent of the documents have been selected.