J. D. Phillips [?]


John Muir


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HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY4 PARK STREET BOSTONAugust 31, 1914.Dear Mr. Muir;We enclose herewith our Educational copyright statement to August first, together with our check for $15, 52 to balance the account. We think that you will be gratified to notice that the edition of "Stickeen" which we are selling to schools is beginning to attain some little success, but the best part of it is that these sales continue to schools for a long time and while the return on such an edition is small, at one time, the aggregate is very considerable.The sales for the trade edition also show continued activity and we are remitting our check for $120.11, which represents the royalties now due on them, while the balance of $130.00 will be due, in accordance with the terms of our contract, in January first, 1915.Trusting that you will be gratified with these statements, we areYours very truly,Houghton Mifflin Company.[illegible]JDP/OMr. John Muir.05833



Date Original

1914 Aug 31


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 22, Image 0609

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