This scrapbook contains material generated during Edison's tenure as electrician of the Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Co. in 1875. Included are notes in Edison's hand relating to tests run on the lines of the A & P and to the operation of the various company offices. There is also correspondence between Edison and company officials about technical operations; a proposal for arranging the loops from New York; two letters from Jay Gould; a letter from A.B. Chandler to Edison concerning patent applications for the quadruplex; a report to the A & P stockholders from President Thomas Eckert; and clippings on patents for plastic materials.
The book is disbound and laminated. It contains 181 pages numbered by an archivist.
Blank pages: 1, 58-61, 67-75, 77-158, 160-171, 173-181. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.