This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the administration of legal matters. Among the items for 1912 are letters pertaining to the estate of John Kruesi, for which Edison and Samuel Insull served as executors and trustees. Other documents relate to a suit against the Edison Manufacturing Co. brought by Madeline J. Winckler. There is also correspondence with attorney Frederick P. Fish of Boston, along with one item concerning the appointment of Delos Holden as general counsel for Thomas A. Edison, Inc., the Edison Phonograph Works, and the Bates Manufacturing Co.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected items consist of letters of transmittal and acknowledgment pertaining to payments and the filing of legal documents.
Additional items regarding the settlement of the Kruesi estate can be found in the Richard W. Kellow File, Final Decree -- Estate of John Kruesi (1912) [env. 118] (Legal Series). Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.