Company Records Series -- Edison Manufacturing Company
This journal covers the period May 1900-February 1911, with additional entries from December 1911, November 1917, and November 1926. Chronological entries provide information about transactions posted to various accounts and recorded in the corporate ledger. Included are entries from February 1911 detailing the sale of the company's property rights and assets to Thomas A. Edison, Inc., for $500,000 in stock. The three final entries are in the form of directors' minutes and indicate additional stock transactions between the two companies and the dissolution of the Edison Manufacturing Co. in November 1926. The spine is labeled "29" and "Journal Edison Man'fg Co. May 1900 - Feby. 1911." The book contains 601 numbered pages; it has been used to page 523.
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.