1890 Contract Between a Chicago Publishing Company and a Bookselling Agent to Sell "School Book Memberships"


Publication Date: 1890
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One sheet, 4to, printed recto only and partly filled in by hand. A "Memorandum of Agreement" dated Aug. 16, 1890 between the People's Publishing Company of Chicago and one Wm. A. Lightner of Landisburg, Perry County, Pennsylvania. The contract states that Mr. Lightner will ".devote his entire time and attention, giving thereto at least eight hours time from every day, except Sunday and holidays.to the service of [the publishing company].to personally make sales of the School Book Memberships.and to hire solicitors to make such sales.". For his labors, Mr. Lightner was to be paid $3.25 a day plus a 10% commission. Clean, with mailing folds. Bookseller Inventory # X213

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Title: 1890 Contract Between a Chicago Publishing ...

Publication Date: 1890

Binding: 1890

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