This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the business of the Edison Portland Cement Co. and to the manufacture and sale of cement. The correspondents include Edison, Walter S. Mallory, president of the Edison Portland Cement Co.; and Emanuel Meyer, manager of sales. There are numerous letters regarding Edison's widely published plans to manufacture concrete furniture, a sample of which has been selected. A letter by C. B. Knott, manager of the Dakota Apartments in New York City, contains reminiscences about Edison's winter holidays at the Magnolia Springs Hotel in Florida.
Approximately 60 percent of the documents have been selected. The items not selected include additional semimonthly dealers' records; financial statements and calculations that duplicate the information in selected items; and unsolicited correspondence. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.