Copyright assignment for A Study in Scarlet

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This letter was written by Arthur Conan Doyle on 20 november 1886 from his home at Bush Villa, Southsea.


November 20th 1886

IN CONSIDERATION of the sum of Twenty-five pounds paid by them to me I hereby assign to Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. of Warwick House, Salisbury Square, E.C. Publishers the Copyright an all my interest in the book written by me entitled A STUDY IN SCARLET.

A. Conan Doyle, M.D.
Bush Villa, Southsea