This folder contains correspondence and other documents relating to the Domestic Telegraph Co., which was incorporated in New York in April 1874 to exploit Edison's domestic (district) telegraph system as well as his fire and burglar alarm inventions. The correspondents for 1876 include Alfred Nelson, vice president of the Domestic Telegraph Co. and treasurer of the Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Co., and Alexander Morten, secretary and treasurer of the Domestic Telegraph Co. The following notation appears on many of the documents: "Used in law suit: Edison vs. A & P and Domestic Telegraph Co. Apr. 1878." Related material can be found in "Telegraph -- Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Co." (D-76-15).
All of the documents have been selected. Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.