This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to Edison's personal investments and other financial interests. Most of the documents concern the sale of railroad bonds by the brokerage firms of Drexel, Morgan & Co. and Woerishoffer & Co. Also included are quarterly statements of Edison's account with Drexel, Morgan & Co. and letters regarding his purchase of stock in the Nicaragua Canal Construction Co.
Approximately 60 percent of the documents have been selected. Most of the documents not selected are routine letters confirming credits and sales on Edison's accounts. Also not selected are letters pertaining to a life insurance policy for Edison and items that duplicate information in selected material. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.