This folder contains correspondence, agreements, reports, and other documents relating to the telephone in the United States and abroad. Some of the documents pertain to the business of the Edison Telephone Co. of Europe, Ltd. and the Oriental Telephone Co., Ltd.
Approximately 70 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine correspondence concerning accounts, dividends, and orders for carbon buttons; duplicate copies of selected documents; blank forms. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.