J. G. COTTA’SCHE BUCHHANDLUNG NACHFOLGER
STUTTGART UND BERLIN


STUTTGART, den 5. September 1907.

Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III., Reisnerstraße 38.


Sehr geehrter Herr Doktor! 1

Wir beehren uns, Ihnen beiliegend Absatzbericht pro 1906 über Bd. I Ihrer Neuen musikalischen Theorien u. Phantasien 2 zu übersenden, wonach Ihnen (lt. Vertrag) ¾ der Einnahmen = M. 317.55 zukommen. Wir erlauben uns, hiervon den Betrag der mitfolgenden Nota de M.9.85 in Abzug zu bringen und lassen den Rest mit M.307.70 gleichzeitig pr. Postanweisung folgen.


Mit vorzüglicher Hochachtung
[signed:] ppa J.G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger
[signed:] H Kurz

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017


SUCCESSORS TO J. G. COTTA'S BOOK DEALERSHIP
STUTTGART AND BERLIN


STUTTGART, September 5, 1907

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III, Reisnerstraße 38


Dear Dr. [Schenker], 1

Enclosed, we have the honor of forwarding to you the sales report for 1906 for volume I of your New Musical Theories and Fantasies , 2 according to which (by the terms of your contract) ¾ of the takings = 317.55 Marks are due to you. We take the liberty of deducting payment of the enclosed note for 9.85 Marks, and are simultaneously sending you the remainder, 307.70 Marks, per postal money order.


With kind regards,
[signed:] pp Successors of the J.G. Cotta Book Dealership
[signed:] H. Kurz

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017


J. G. COTTA’SCHE BUCHHANDLUNG NACHFOLGER
STUTTGART UND BERLIN


STUTTGART, den 5. September 1907.

Herrn Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Wien III., Reisnerstraße 38.


Sehr geehrter Herr Doktor! 1

Wir beehren uns, Ihnen beiliegend Absatzbericht pro 1906 über Bd. I Ihrer Neuen musikalischen Theorien u. Phantasien 2 zu übersenden, wonach Ihnen (lt. Vertrag) ¾ der Einnahmen = M. 317.55 zukommen. Wir erlauben uns, hiervon den Betrag der mitfolgenden Nota de M.9.85 in Abzug zu bringen und lassen den Rest mit M.307.70 gleichzeitig pr. Postanweisung folgen.


Mit vorzüglicher Hochachtung
[signed:] ppa J.G. Cotta’sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger
[signed:] H Kurz

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017


SUCCESSORS TO J. G. COTTA'S BOOK DEALERSHIP
STUTTGART AND BERLIN


STUTTGART, September 5, 1907

Dr. Heinrich Schenker
Vienna III, Reisnerstraße 38


Dear Dr. [Schenker], 1

Enclosed, we have the honor of forwarding to you the sales report for 1906 for volume I of your New Musical Theories and Fantasies , 2 according to which (by the terms of your contract) ¾ of the takings = 317.55 Marks are due to you. We take the liberty of deducting payment of the enclosed note for 9.85 Marks, and are simultaneously sending you the remainder, 307.70 Marks, per postal money order.


With kind regards,
[signed:] pp Successors of the J.G. Cotta Book Dealership
[signed:] H. Kurz

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

Footnotes

1 Receipt of this letter is recorded in Schenker's diary at OJ 1/6, p. 48, September 7, 1907: "von Cotta langen als erste Abrechnung 307.70 MK. = 181 Fl. 13 ganz unerwartet an." ("From Cotta the first statement of account arrives: 307.70 Marks = 181.13 Florins, entirely unexpected.").

2 = OJ 9/32, [24].

Commentary

Format
1p letter, Bogen format, printed letterhead, stenographic salutation, message, and valediction, stamped signature, holograph initialling
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-c.1942)--Ratz, Erwin (c.1942-c.1955)--Jonas, Oswald (c.1955-1978)--University of California, Riverside (1978--)
Rights Holder
Schiller-Nationalmuseum/Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Cotta Archiv (Stiftung der Stuttgarter Zeitung), Marbach am Neckar, Germany as representatives of J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung; in the public domain. Published here by kind permission.
License
Permission granted by the Cotta Archiv (Stiftung der Stuttgarter Zeitung) of the Schiller-Nationalmuseum/Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach am Neckar, Germany, on July 20, 2005. Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Correspondence Project, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, at schenkercorrespondence [at] mus (dot) cam (dot) ac (dot) uk.

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Last updated: 2012-11-02