Contract between H.H. McClure and Sydney Porter

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Contract between H.H. McClure and Sydney Porter, signed by both parties, dated 21 October 1907.

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1 leaf ; 29 cm. + envelope.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 October 21, 1907.

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Contract between H.H. McClure and Sydney Porter, signed by both parties, dated 21 October 1907.

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1 leaf ; 29 cm. + envelope.

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In address block at top, “Sidney” has been changed to “Sydney” with handwritten change of letter i to y, an interesting detail given that O. Henry himself spelled it both ways at different times.

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Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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[Copies of unsigned publishing contracts] (Legal Document)

[Copies of unsigned publishing contracts]

Two unsigned copies of publishing contracts by two different publishing houses: H. H. McClure and Co., and Phillips Publishing Co.

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[Copies of unsigned publishing contracts], ark:/67531/metapth139295

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  • October 21, 1907

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Nov. 17, 2016, 4:36 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Contract between H.H. McClure and Sydney Porter, letter, October 21, 1907; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139281/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.