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In 1870, Edison moved to Newark in order to operate several telegraph manufacturing  shops. In the shops, he continued to work on contracts and manufactured electrical  products for companies in New York City, especially Gold and Stock. And when Western  Union bought Gold and Stock in May 1871, Edison was careful to build a new  relationship with them. In the shops, he supervised workers for the first time and came  to be known as a demanding employer. While in Newark, Edison continued to work on his own inventions. He also began to  build a reputation in the business world. His most famous invention of this period is the  quadruplex telegraph in 1874. The device was simple but had the potential to change  the telegraph market. It was capable of sending two messages simultaneously in both  directions. Although Edison was under informal contract with Western Union to sell all of 
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