"A Strangely Strong Novel
in a Queer Milieu"
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Pennsylvania
Frank Doubleday for Doubleday, Page & Co.
Typed letter signed to Theodore Dreiser
4 September 1900
Doubleday finally agrees to leave the title as is but demands that "all the names of real persons should be changed."
Doubleday, Page & Co.
Reports of Sales regarding Sister Carrie
1 February 1901, 1 August 1901, and 1 February 1902
The first report compiled shows 558 copies received from the bindery with only 97 still on hand. Copies sold equaled 334; editor's copies equaled 127. The second report reveals that 100 more copies were bound since the last report but only 117 were sold (an additional 2 were editor's copies). The third is a final report indicating the sale of all remaining copies of Sister Carrie to the publisher J. F. Taylor, which was considering reissuing the novel.
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