This folder contains correspondence, prospectuses, and other documents relating to the purchase of stocks and bonds. The two selected items for 1918 consist of correspondence with the securities firm of William P. Lemley & Co. pertaining to the market for shares in the Edison Portland Cement Co.
Approximately 10 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected material includes letters relating to fund raising for war-related enterprises such as odorless fertilizer and a discount hotel for military officers in New York City. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.