The new assignments brought a measure of financial freedom

The new assignments brought a measure of financial freedom...

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The new assignments brought a measure of financial freedom, and Edison organized  two new companies with business partners: the Newark Telegraph Works and the  American Telegraph Works, both in 1870. Newark Telegraph Works lasted until 1872,  when Edison's partner moved to New York City. American Telegraph Works was bought  by Gold and Stock in 1871; relations had deteriorated between Edison and his business  partners by this time. 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 
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