Otterbourne, Winchester.
Oct 7th 1863

MS British Library Add 54920: : 1-2: 1


Mr Furnival has forwarded to me your proposal of dealing with me for my tale of the Clever Woman of the Family as a book – I should be obliged if you would let me know your terms for publishing on commission; and like wise if in case of such an arrangement being practicable, whether you would take charge of my works that have been hitherto in Mr Parker’s hands – All have been published by commission, excepting the two first, the Heir of Redclyffe and Heartsease which were on the half profit system, and respecting which it would be necessary to make an arrangement with Mr Parker –

The last years half profits on the Heir of Redclyffe were £28 .. 15 – on Heartsease £9..13 –

I mention this to facilitate your estimate of the worth of the half profits in case you should wish to purchase them

Your obt servt

C. M. Yonge

1Black-edged paper.

2Serialised in Churchman's Family Magazine, Jan 1864 to March 1865 and published by Macmillan and Co. 1865.

Cite this letter

The Letters of Charlotte Mary Yonge(1823-1901) edited by Charlotte Mitchell, Ellen Jordan and Helen Schinske.

URL to this Letter is: https://c21ch.newcastle.edu.au/yonge/1905/to-alexander-macmillan-2

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