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Literary: MacMillan and Company Limited: business correspondence., 02 Feb 1945 - 11 Dec 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/722

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Daniel MacMillan [Chairman and Managing Director], Lovat Dickson [Director], and Harold MacMillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] of MacMillan and Company (17); representatives of Nicholl, Manisty, Few and Company [solicitors] (3).Subjects include: the publication, rights, and royalties of various works by WSC abroad; matters arising out of the termination of WSC's contract with MacMillan, including income tax difficulties; MacMillan's problems in keeping titles in print due to shortages of labour and paper; Odham's Press taking over the publication of those titles formerly published by MacMillan.Also includes: copy of a proposed new contract between WSC and MacMillan; a legal opinion on the contract by Charles Henderson [barrister].

Dates

  • 02 Feb 1945 - 11 Dec 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (61 loose folios).)

Language of Materials

English

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