This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to Edison's involvement with the General Electric Co. Included are a letter regarding a request from the Smithsonian Institution for a collection of incandescent lamps; an item concerning the presentation to Edison of a "Z" dynamo originally used on the SS Columbia; and a report pertaining to a proposed reduction of the company's capital stock. There are also three letters from the company's Patent Department, addressed to attorney Richard N. Dyer, in regard to Edison's alternating-current application, case no. 220,800.
The 5 documents not selected are meeting announcements and routine letters concerning patents and financial matters. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.