Letter from Leonard Woolf to Jilly Gyngell (07/11/1950)



[[MS 2750/557/1/28]]




Miss Jill Gyngell, 
48 Aylward Road, 


7th November, 1950.


Dear Miss Gyngell,


I cannot agree to Milhado taking 25% commission. The usual commission that I allow is 10% and, only very exceptionally, 15%, which is the absolute maximum. It is obviously not worth while allowing these kinds of broadcast if the agent takes 25%. I am prepared to agree to give you 25% and, in this case, 15% to Milhado. I am quite ready for you to attempt direct negotiations with overseas broadcasting authorities, provided that you will refer the terms in each case to me before accepting them.


Yours sincerely, | Dictated but not signed by Mr.Woolf





1. Leonard Woolf/Aline Burch.

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Source: MS 2750/557/1/28

Letter from Leonard Woolf to Jilly Gyngell (07/11/1950)



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Woolf rejects share given to agent Milhado, offers new terms, and agrees that Gyngell can negotiate overseas broadcasting rights. Typescript letter unsigned