This folder contains correspondence relating to the business of the Edison & Swan United Electric Light Co., Ltd. and other British light companies. Most of the letters concern the efforts of the Edison & Swan company to file a disclaimer of Edison's British feeder patent. There is also a letter from Rookes E. Crompton, a prominent British electrical engineer, about his company's electric lighting work. Some of the documents may be partially illegible due to water damage.
Approximately 80 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine business correspondence concerning catalogs; duplicate copies of selected items; documents that duplicate information in selected material. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.