This folder contains correspondence pertaining to the business of the Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo Co. Included are documents about the speed and range of the company's electric torpedo and letters about the establishment of a marketing company for the torpedo in Europe. Other items pertain to the unsuccessful attempt to interest Edison in serving on the new company's board of directors and becoming its consulting electrician. Most of the letters are by Everett Frazar, president of the American company.
Approximately 80 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine meeting announcements; documents that duplicate information in selected documents. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.