This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to Edison's family. Among the items for 1918 are letters pertaining to repairs to his childhood home in Milan, Ohio and to the disposition of property in Port Huron, Michigan. Also included are letters regarding son William Edison's requests for cash, his unpaid bills, and his efforts to obtain an expedited discharge from the Army at the end of war. The correspondents include William L. Edison and his wife, Blanche Travers Edison; Edison's niece Nellie Poyer; his cousin Thomas Edison; and Marietta E. Wadsworth, daughter of his cousin Nancy Elizabeth (Lizzie) Wadsworth.
Approximately 30 percent of the documents have been selected. The unselected items include inquiries about Edison's biography, complaints about stock sold by Thomas Edison, Jr., and additional documents relating to William Edison's unpaid bills. There are also some routine items concerning Mina Miller Edison's financial affairs, handled by Stephen B. Mambert. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.