This folder contains correspondence and other documents concerning legal cases involving Edison or companies in which he had an interest. Included are items pertaining to a subpoena for Edison's testimony in the case of James H. White and John R. Schermerhorn v. Percival Walters. White and Schermerhorn were employees of the Edison Manufacturing Co. who, along with Waters, had been associated with the Kinetograph Co., exhibitors of Edison's films. The case was initiated in the New York Supreme Court for the County of New York in January 1909 and involved kickbacks and conflicts of interest.
Only three items have been selected. The unselected material consists of duplicates and letters of transmittal and acknowledgment concerning other matters of litigation. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.