Company Records Series -- Edison Portland Cement Company -- Financial Records
General Ledger (1906-1909)
This ledger covers the period January 1906-December 1909. As the account book of final entry, it summarizes transactions relating to the cement works at Stewartsville and other company facilities. Included are accounts payable and receivable, bond and interest accounts, payroll accounts, and sales accounts. Also included are profit and loss statements for the period 1906-1909. A few accounts pertain to the use of duck bags in the shipment of cement. Other accounts relate to company offices in Boston, Camden, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Savannah, as well as storage facilities in New Jersey, New York, and several southern states, including Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. There are also accounts with Edison and various Edison companies, including the Edison Crushing Roll Co. and the Edison Manufacturing Co. The spine is labeled "1 Genl Ledger," "1906 1909," and "Portland Cement." The front cover is marked "9". The book contains 324 numbered pages and an index; some pages are blank.
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.