Messrs. Allen & Unwin
I note your correspondence with Mr. Russell which you sent me a week or so ago, and quite agree with what you say.
He also says “Allen & Unwin now owe me £50,3 which they can pay straight into my Bank”.
document The letter was edited from a photocopy of the signed, typed, single-sheet original in the Allen & Unwin archives in Reading University Library.
now owe me £50 The draft contract stipulated that £50 on account of royalties should be paid within seven days of the delivery of the complete manuscript of Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy. The typescript had been delivered and even sent to the printer by 3 September 1918 (Wrinch to BR, BRACERS 81969). BR recorded the receipt of Allen & Unwin’s £50 in his pocket diary for September 1918.