This folder contains material pertaining to the suit brought by the New York Phonograph Co. against the National Phonograph Co., Edison, the Edison Phonograph Co., and the Edison Phonograph Works in the U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York. The case was initiated in January 1901 and involved territorial sales rights. The selected items consist of correspondence from the period 1900-1905 regarding the context and progress of the litigation. Related material can be found in the case files for Thomas A. Edison et al. v. New York Phonograph Company et al. and United States of America v. James L. Andem.
Portions of the court record for the case on appeal appear in Thomas A. Edison Papers, Part III (1887-1898).