This letterbook covers the period May 19-29, 1908. It contains copies of correspondence generated by Walter Stevens, manager of the Foreign Department. Among the correspondents are Thomas J. Kennedy, resident manager of the Compania Edison Hispano Americana in Buenos Aires; Rafael Cabanas and L. L. Lewis of the Mexican National Phonograph Co. in Mexico City; and William W. Wyper of the National Phonograph Co. of Australia, Ltd., in Sydney. Also included are letters to customers and agents in Africa, Asia, South America, Europe, and the Caribbean, as well as to commission houses in New York, Newark, and elsewhere. Many of the letters are in response to inquiries about the cost and supply of phonographs, sound recordings, films, projectors, numbering machines, and other Edison products. There are also letters regarding the importation of stearin and other ingredients for phonograph records, the price and discount structures available to Edison companies and agents, economic conditions, and the idiosyncracies of individual markets. Also included are numerous routine letters acknowledging orders and shipments. Some of the letters are in Spanish and French. The book contains 499 numbered pages and an index. Less than 10 percent of the book has been selected.