This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the patenting, manufacture, and sale of Edison storage batteries in Europe. Most of the items are letters to or from Herman E. Dick, who was authorized by Edison to exploit the battery commercially throughout Europe and who extensively tested and promoted the cells during 1903. Some of the letters contain brief references to Dick's involvement in the commercial exploitation of Edison's ore milling process. Also included are letters to and from Sigmund Bergmann, who was planning to manufacture Edison's storage batteries at his factory in Berlin.
Approximately 60 percent of the documents have been selected. Among the items not selected are additional letters from Dick and Bergmann regarding storage battery tests, patents, and the European market.