This scrapbook covers the period June 1881-July 1882 and contains letters and cables primarily between Edison and Batchelor A few of the cables are signed by Sherburne B. Eaton and Samuel Insull. Many of the cables relate to the Paris Electrical Exhibition of 1881 and to the establishment of electric light companies and central stations in Europe. Some letters concern the marketing and shipping of dynamos, lamps, and related equipment. There are also communications between Edison light companies and their agents. The front cover is labeled "Letters and Telegrams from T A. Edison, S. B. Eaton." The spine is labeled "Cables." The scrapbook, which was disbound prior to editing, contains approximately 120 pages. The first 31 pages are numbered, while the remainder are unnumbered. Copies of most of the cables can be found in Letterbook, LM-001 (Letterbook Series). These cables have not been selected here. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.