This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the patenting, manufacture, and sale of Edison storage batteries in Germany. Most of the items are letters exchanged by Edison, the Deutsche Bank, and Sigmund Bergmann, director of the Deutsche Edison- Accumulatoren-Co. Included are letters pertaining to financial activities, machine tools, and the delays caused by Edison's insistence on perfecting his battery.
Approximately 80 percent of the documents have been selected. Among the documents not selected are items regarding Bergmann's interest in automobiles and documents that duplicate information in selected material.