This folder contains correspondence soliciting Edison's opinions about finance, the gold standard, antitrust policy, and other economic subjects. Among the documents for 1912 is a draft letter by Edison discussing America as a manufacturing and exporting nation and the industrial potential of Buffalo. Also included is a letter by Paul H. Cromelin, managing director of the National Phonograph Co., Ltd., concerning a pamphlet on cooperative stores in Great Britain, which he sent to Edison at his request.
Approximately 40 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected items consist primarily of unsolicited correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.