This folder contains correspondence, agreements, reports, and other documents relating to the Edison electric light system in the United Kingdom. Much of the correspondence is by Edison's associate Edward H. Johnson and by Arnold White, secretary of the Edison Electric Light Co., Ltd. Some of the documents deal with the Holborn Viaduct central station, the Electric Lighting Act of 1882, and the Manchester & District Edison Electric Light Co., Ltd. Included also is a printed pamphlet by Francis Jehl, "The Edison Electric Light Meter." Related material can be found in the Records of the Edison Electric Light Co., Ltd. (Company Records Series).
Approximately 70 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: bills of lading and lists of goods shipped; duplicate copies of selected documents; copies of cable messages in Letterbook, LM-001 (Letterbook Series). Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.