This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the commercial development of Edison’s alkaline storage battery in foreign countries. Among the documents for 1915 is a letter from former Edison employee Robert Saville, transcribed by Miller Reese Hutchison, containing a lengthy narrative of his experiences in wartime London. Also included are Hutchison's transcriptions of two letters by John F. Monnot, managing director of Edison Accumulators, Ltd., in London. Other correspondents include Walter Stevens, manager of the Export Division of the Edison Storage Battery Co.
Approximately 70 percent of the documents have been selected. The material not selected consists primarily of letters of transmittal and duplicates. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.