This folder contains correspondence concerning the manufacture and promotion of Edison's talking doll. Most of the documents relate to the business of the Edison Phonograph Toy Manufacturing Co., which marketed the doll. Some of the letters pertain to contract litigation between the Toy Manufacturing Co. and the Edison Phonograph Works. There are also documents about Edison's contractual obligations to the Toy Manufacturing Co. and about the payment of foreign patent annuities. Among the correspondents are John W. Mackintosh, president of the Toy Manufacturing Co.; Sherburne B. Eaton, Edison's attorney; and Alfred O. Tate, Edison's secretary.
All of the documents have been selected. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.