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#3019: Willa Cather to Ellery Sedgwick, October 11, 1932

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3 ⬩W⬩S⬩C⬩ Editor1 of the Atlantic Monthly3 Boston, Mass.4
Dear Sir:

It is very important to me that you should assign the copyright of A CHANCE MEETING5 to me after its publication in the Atlantic, as you suggest in your letter. During the last few years, I have been repeatedly annoyed by magazines republishing6 early stories of mine which I had not properly protected by copyright.

I shall probably be traveling abroad this winter and may not see at once the copy of the Atlantic in which this article appears. Will you therefore be kind enough to make a note of this request and have the copyright assigned to me at the proper time, even though I am not here to again ask you to do so.

Very truly yours, Willa Cather