This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the design, manufacture, and commercial promotion of battery-powered streetcars produced by the Federal Storage Battery Car Co. Included is correspondence with Frederick J. Lisman concerning marketing rights in the United States and Canada. Also included are letters from Charles H. Coffin of the General Electric Co. regarding a proposed meeting between Edison and German metallurgist Ferdinand Heberlein. Among the other correspondents are Ralph H. Beach, president of the company, LeRoy Scott, sales manager, and Edison's personal representative, Miller Reese Hutchison.
All of the documents have been selected except duplicates. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.