75¢ in silver is what it used to be... A fortune! I was paid upwards of 20¢ silver per word, & happy to get it.
Two contracts were signed October 1903. The key points of the contract dated October 22, 1903 between Harper & Brothers & Samuel L. & Olivia L. Clemens were:
Now, I ain't needing that contract anymore. If it suits your purposes, be my guest. Use it.
If it ain't suiting you, please be respectful... & keep quiet.
Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul ☑