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These three letterbooks cover the periods 1889-1892 and 1901-1903. The first book deals with the business of the Edison Iron Concentrating Co. There are also a few items pertaining to the talking doll. The second book consists of outgoing correspondence written by Mallory as the head of W. S. Mallory & Co., iron merchants of Chicago. Included are a few routine letters concerning business with Edison. These relate to property in Michigan, the Ogden works, and stock matters. The third book deals with Mallory's work for various Edison companies, including the Edison Portland Cement Co., the Edison Storage Battery Co., and the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Concentrating Works. There are also letters relating to foreign ore milling enterprises, the phonograph, and Mallory's personal business contacts and private interests. Related letterbooks can be found in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Concentrating Works Records (Company Records Series).