This folder contains correspondence concerning the business affairs of various regional sales companies under contract with the North American Phonograph Co. Included are letters about the exhibition of the phonograph and about technical problems with phonographs and phonograph batteries. There is also material relating to the shipment of talking dolls. Among the correspondents are John L. Butterfield, manager of the Michigan Phonograph Co.; Louis Glass, general manager of the Pacific Phonograph Co.; and W. T. Ross, general manager of the Tennessee Phonograph Co.
Approximately 50 percent of the documents have been selected. The following categories of documents have not been selected: letters of acknowledgement and transmittal; routine orders and requests for information; other routine business correspondence. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.