The original report is laid out in two columns, with expenses in the upper left column, income in the upper right column, and the sales report in the lower left column. In the following layout, income is placed below expenses and above the sales report.

[printed form with handwritten entries: Roman = printed; Italic = stenographically handwritten]

1908 Ausgaben:
Dezbr. 31 ¾tel der Einnahmen dem Verfasser M 127.84
¼tel der Einnahmen d. Verlagshandlung M 42.61
_______
M 170.45
1908 Einnahmen:
Dezember 31 Für abgesetzte 21 Exemplare M. 170.[45]
_______
M. 170.[45]
Absatz-Bericht:
Vorrat 1. Januar 1908 925 Expl.
Druck in Jahre 19... Expl.
_______
zusammen 925 Expl.
Hievon ab:
Absatz im Jahre 1908 . . . . . . . . 21 Expl.
Frei- und Rezensions-Expl. . . . . 1 Expl 22 Expl.
_______
bleibt Vorrat am 31. Dezember 1908 903 Expl.

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

[printed form with handwritten entries: Roman = printed; Italic = stenographically handwritten]

1908 Expenses:
Dec. 31 ¾ of the income to the author M 127.84
¼ of the income to the publishing house M 42.61
_______
M 170.45
1908 Income:
December 31 For the 21 copies sold M. 170.[45]
_______
M. 170.[45]
Sales Report:
Stocks as at January 1, 1908 925 copies
Printed in year 19... copies
_______
Total 925 copies
Less:
Sales in year 1908 . . . . . . . . . 21 copies
Compl. and review copies . . . . . 1 copy 22 copies
_______
Stocks remaining as at December 31, 1908 903 copies

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

[printed form with handwritten entries: Roman = printed; Italic = stenographically handwritten]

1908 Ausgaben:
Dezbr. 31 ¾tel der Einnahmen dem Verfasser M 127.84
¼tel der Einnahmen d. Verlagshandlung M 42.61
_______
M 170.45
1908 Einnahmen:
Dezember 31 Für abgesetzte 21 Exemplare M. 170.[45]
_______
M. 170.[45]
Absatz-Bericht:
Vorrat 1. Januar 1908 925 Expl.
Druck in Jahre 19... Expl.
_______
zusammen 925 Expl.
Hievon ab:
Absatz im Jahre 1908 . . . . . . . . 21 Expl.
Frei- und Rezensions-Expl. . . . . 1 Expl 22 Expl.
_______
bleibt Vorrat am 31. Dezember 1908 903 Expl.

© Transcription Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

[printed form with handwritten entries: Roman = printed; Italic = stenographically handwritten]

1908 Expenses:
Dec. 31 ¾ of the income to the author M 127.84
¼ of the income to the publishing house M 42.61
_______
M 170.45
1908 Income:
December 31 For the 21 copies sold M. 170.[45]
_______
M. 170.[45]
Sales Report:
Stocks as at January 1, 1908 925 copies
Printed in year 19... copies
_______
Total 925 copies
Less:
Sales in year 1908 . . . . . . . . . 21 copies
Compl. and review copies . . . . . 1 copy 22 copies
_______
Stocks remaining as at December 31, 1908 903 copies

© Translation Ian Bent, 2005, 2017

Commentary

Format
printed form, handwritten address and entries
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.

Digital version created: 2017-09-21
Last updated: 2010-02-28