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from Ethel P. Morrish and Edna W. Lewis
to August Derleth and Donald Wandrei,
2 May 1941

May 2, 1941

Mr. August Derleth
Mr. Donald Wandrei
Sauk City, Wisconsin

Dear Messrs Derleth and Wandrei:

          The undersigned hereby grant you a free-hand to further publication of the work of the late H. P. Lovecraft, and also grant you to you the earnings from that work to the amount of your expenditures, and also granting you the right to publish H. P. Lovecraft's work, to receive royalties, sell second serial rights, and, if necessary, first serial rights in connection with such publication, to the amount of the expenses incurred in connection with such publication.

Yours very truly,

Ethel P. Morrish
Edna W. Lewis

[An Acrobat PDF is available on Chris J. Karr’s “The Black Seas of Copyright”.]
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