Company Records Series -- Edison Storage Battery Company -- Financial Records
Ledger #6 (1915-1917)
This ledger covers the period September 1915-February 1917. As the account book of final entry, it summarizes transactions relating to the production and sale of storage batteries and to the indebtedness and daily activities of ESBCo. Included are stock, sales, payroll, and departmental accounts. The spine is stamped "General Ledger," "No. 6," and "E.S.B.Co." It is marked "1915, 1916." The book contains 801 numbered pages and an index; many pages are blank. Among the items not selected is an envelope of loose memoranda and statements, found inside the binding cover, that assess the plant at Glen Ridge, New Jersey, at $49,911.06 in 1907, and $71,798.86 in 1914.
Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park.