This folder contains correspondence by and about Edison's family. Included are items regarding the estate of Edison's late father, Samuel, and the financial situation of Samuel's friend, James Symington. Other documents relate to the death of Mina Edison's brother, Theodore Miller, from wounds received in the Spanish-American War and to the wartime army service of Edison's son, William Leslie Edison.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The documents not selected are routine letters from J. P. Morgan & Co. concerning the payment of the monthly stipend to Edison's daughter, Marion Edison Oeser. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.