This 253-page court record consists of the summons, plaintiff's bill of complaint, and accompanying exhibits in the case of Western Union Telegraph Company v. George Harrington, Thomas A. Edison, the Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph Company, Jay Gould, Samuel M. Mills and Josiah C. Reiff; Thomas A. Edison, William M. Seyfert, William J. Palmer, Henry L. Dallett, Jr., Augustus B. Ward and Robert W. Russell as Trustees of the American Automatic Telegraph Company; the said American Automatic Telegraph Company; and George B. Prescott. It can be found at the Edison National Historical Park in a volume entitled "Telegraph Law Cases -- Miscellaneous," which is the fifth of five volumes of litigation records involving rights and title to Edison patent applications pertaining to duplex and quadruplex telegraphy. Following the plaintiff's bill of complaint are a series of exhibits (pages 29-253), which are numbered from 1 through 19.
[Note: Exhibit 17 (Edison & Harrington v. Western Union & others: Bill of Complaint) and exhibits 18-19 (Edison & Harrington v. Western Union & Prescott: Bill of Complaint; and agreement between Edison and Western Union, December 14, 1875) appear in the Series Notes as separate documents. To view them, use the "Next Text" button to move to the next document or use the "Which Series Notes?" button to return to the Series Notes.]