This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to Edison's winter home, Seminole Lodge, and to community interests at Fort Myers, Florida. Most of the letters are by Harvie E. Heitman, a dealer in wholesale and retail groceries who was Edison's agent in overseeing contractors, repairs, workers, and other matters. Among the items for 1912 are letters regarding Edison's interest in the Schultz Hotel Co. and municipal campaigns to promote the planting of royal palm trees.
Approximately 70 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material consists primarily of unsolicited correspondence. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.