This folder contains correspondence and other documents by and about Edison's family. Included are letters from James Symington, a friend of the family who was traveling with Edison's father, Samuel. Other letters by Sherburne B. Eaton, Edison's attorney, relate to the estate of Mary Stilwell Edison and the assignment of a mortgage to Helen (Nellie) Edison, widow of Edison's brother, William Pitt. There are also several requests for money and personal favors from various relatives and a note from Edison regarding the monthly stipend he provided his daughter Marion.
All of the documents have been selected except for duplicate copies of selected items. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.