Houghton Mifflin Co.
3Mr Scaife told me as I was leaving Boston that your proposal was to pay me a royalty of fifteen per cent. on the retail price, increasing to twenty after the sale of ten thousand copies. I can't accept the ten thousand copies clause But if you will change the terms to twenty per cent on all copies sold I shall send you a corrected copy of the M. S. and sign the contract without further delay. Anyhow, whatever13
1911 Jun 25
Original letter dimensions unknown.
Reel 20, Image 0405
The Houghton Library, Harvard University. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.