This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the business of the Edison General Electric Co. Some of the letters are by Sherburne B. Eaton, general counsel, and pertain to patent assignments and applications, contract obligations, and other legal matters. Other documents relate to the consolidation of the Edison General Electric Co. and the Thomson-Houston Co. There are also letters regarding the savings effected by Edison's lamp improvements and two summaries of technical data about dynamos and motors.
Approximately 40 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: routine business correspondence pertaining to orders; letters from suppliers; letters of transmittal and acknowledgement. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.