[Three letters from1886 and 1931 were added in August 2012.]
These letters are from Edward B. Miller (1859-1936) to his younger sister, Mina Miller Edison. The selected letters cover the years 1886-1894 and 1930-1931. Included are references to the Edison homes in New Jersey and Florida; visits with the Miller family in Akron, Ohio; and financial difficulties confronted by the Miller family’s businesses. The undated letter, which discusses Edward's plans to spend part of the winter in Florida, mentions Elizabeth Lewis ("Betsy") Miller, whom Edward married around 1919.
There are approximately 30 letters and other documents by or about Edward and Betsy Miller in Book #6 on the Charles Edison Fund microfilm. Click here for a list of all the correspondence books on the CEF microfilm. Additional letters by Edward B. Miller, formerly in the CEF Collection, can be found in the Family Records Series in Part III and Part V of the Thomas A. Edison Papers digital edition. A few other letters can be found in the David E. E. Sloane Collection. Courtesy of the Charles Edison Fund.