NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 1909
We take pleasure in enclosing herewith our [check] for One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars, being advance on account of royalty on "The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets" in accordance with the agreement which we have for the publication of that work. We shall be glad to hear that the [check] reaches you safely.
A single copy of the volume goes to you at the above address, and the remaining five copies due you under the agreement have been sent to your Chicago address.
Yours very truly,