Company Records Series -- Edison Portland Cement Company -- Financial Records
General Ledger (1910-1912)
This ledger covers the period January 1910-December 1912. As the account book of final entry, it summarizes transactions relating to the cement works at Stewartsville and other company facilities. Included are accounts receivable and payable; stock and bond accounts; payroll and advertising accounts; profit and loss statements; and accounts pertaining to sales, including the sale of fertilizer. A few accounts deal with paper and duck bags used for the shipment of cement. Some entries relate to poultry farming at Stewartsville. Others pertain to company sales offices in Boston, Newark, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Savannah. There are also warehouse accounts for facilities in New Jersey, New York, and several southern states, including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. In addition, there are accounts with Edison and various Edison companies, including the Edison Crushing Roll Co. and the Edison Manufacturing Co. The spine is labeled "2 Genl Ledger," "1910 1912," and "Portland Cement." The book contains 324 numbered pages and an index; some pages are blank.
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.