This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the marketing and supply of phonographs and cylinder records in Great Britain, France, Russia, Canada, Australia, and other countries. Most of the items are letters to and from William E. Gilmore, president of NPCo, and Charles E. Stevens, foreign agent. Among the documents for 1900 are letters concerning the Paris Exposition of 1900, Canadian patent rights, and disputes between NPCo and the Edison-Bell Consolidated Phonograph Co., Ltd. (Edison- Bell), regarding prices and foreign sales rights.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The items not selected include letters dealing with foreign patents and patent agents, sales rights in South Africa and Australia, and an 1892 agreement involving the Edison United Phonograph Co.