[Science, Medicine & Mathematics] [Edison, Thomas A.]
Manuscript Contract, signed
New York: March 1, 1881. 7 pp. on legal size paper, bound with blue ribbon at top; verso of final leaf docketed "no. 3 Sweden & Norway...Agreement..." Manuscript contract involving Edison, the financial firm Drexel, Morgan and Company, counselors Egisto P. Fabbri and Grosvenor P. Lowrey for patent assignments, licenses, and royalties in Sweden and Norway for inventions by Edison relating to electric lighting and power. Signed twice by Edison, Drexel, Morgon & Co., Fabbri and Lowery, and additionally signed by notary public Richard E. O'Brien. Very lightly toned, creasing from original folds.Thomas Edison was issued over 70 patents in Sweden and Norway in his lifetime. This contract established an agreement between Edison and the financial firm Drexel, Morgan & Company for financial management of patents in Sweden and Norway.