This letterbook covers the period January-March 1882. Many of the letters are by Edison. There is also correspondence by Samuel Insull and Richard N. Dyer. Most of Edison's correspondence is in the hand of Insull or Dyer, acting as Edison's secretary. The correspondence relates primarily to electric lighting in Europe. Included are orders for lamps, dynamos, and electrical distribution equipment for the United Kingdom and France, along with letters about the terms of shipping and payment. Other correspondence deals with the Holborn Viaduct generating station in London, patent interferences in the United Kingdom and Germany, and contracts regarding the electric light and telephone in Europe and the Far East. Among the recipients are Charles Batchelor, S. Bergmann & Co., George E. Gouraud, Edward H. Johnson, and Lemuel W. Serrell. The front cover is marked "1882." The spine is labeled "1882" and is stamped "Edison Letters N.Y. No. 3." The book contains 502 numbered pages and an index. Approximately 50 percent of the book has been selected. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.