Letter from Leonard Woolf to Francis Birrell (04/11/1931)

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[[MS 2750/23/1]]


Francis Birrell Esq., 
70 Elm Park Rd., 


4th November, 1931.


Dear Francis,


We have all read your letter and like it very much and we want to publish it. Therterms [sic] we offer are a royalty of 10% on the first 3,000 copies and 15% above that number with an advance on account of royalties of £12. We should publish next season. If you agree to these terms I will have an agreement sent to you for your signature. Would you call the letter simply "A letter to Cousin John" and if so, on something? and if so, what?



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Source: MS 2750/23/1

Letter from Leonard Woolf to Francis Birrell (04/11/1931)


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Woolf writes to accept Francis Birrell's letter for publication and offers the terms of royalty. He suggests a title for the letter but asks for confirmation.


Typescript letter unsigned.