This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the business of Maguire & Baucus, which held the rights to market Edison's kinetoscope in Europe. Many of the letters pertain to the Continental Commerce Co., which acted as the European sales agent for Maguire & Baucus. Included are documents regarding the marketing of the kinetoscope in Germany and Austria and items concerning the business relationship between the company and Edison. Among the correspondents are Joseph D. Baucus, treasurer of the Continental Commerce Co., and Franck Z. Maguire, vice president and general manager of Maguire & Baucus.
All of the documents have been selected.
Related material can be found in D-96-23 (Phonograph - Edison United Phonograph Co.). Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.