Letter from Ian Parsons to David Higham (31/10/1947)

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[[MS 2750/220/26]]




David Higham, Esq., 
Messrs. Pearn Pollinger & Higham Ltd., 
39/40 Bedford Street, Strand, W.C.2.

31st October, 1947.


Dear David,


Further to our telephone conversation of this afternoon, this is to confirm that we should be willing for the rights in:


'Streamers Waving' 
'Mr. Balcony' 
'The Sensitive One' 
'Crime at Christmas'


to revert to the Author and would be prepared to waive the usual six months' notice.


With regard to 'Death of My Aunt', we are investigating the possibility of a reprint and you agreed that we should let this title stand over until we have had time to consider it further. I will let you know definitely, one way of the other, within the next few weeks.


Yours ever,





1. Ian M. Parsons 
2. Aline Burch

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Source: MS 2750/220/26

Letter from Ian Parsons to David Higham (31/10/1947)


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Ian Parsons confirms with David Higham that Chatto & Windus will revert the rights of Streamers Waving, Mr. Balcony, The Sensitive One, and Crime at Christmas back to C. H. B. Kitchin, but that they might reprint The Death of My Aunt.


Typescript letter unsigned