This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the marketing and supply of phonographs and cylinder records in Europe, India, Australia, Mexico, and elsewhere. Most of the items are letters to and from William E. Gilmore, president of NPCo. Some of the letters were written while Gilmore was in Europe in June and July. Other correspondents include Walter Stevens, manager of the Foreign Department; Thomas Graf, managing director of NPCo, Ltd., and the Edison Gesellschaft; and chemist Jonas Walter Aylsworth. Among the items for 1907 are letters pertaining to prices and management, the condition of phonographs shipped to Europe, and the quality of records manufactured there. Also included are letters regarding a proposal to increase the capital of NPCo, Ltd.; the outfitting of a new record manufacturing plant near London; competition with Columbia and Victor; and ongoing litigation with Edison-Bell.
Approximately 10 percent of the documents have been selected. Among the items not selected are correspondence regarding weekly and monthly remittances and accounts, two reports on business conditions in India, and a financial report on the competing phonograph companies in Britain.