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Martin Luther King, Jr. - Personal Finances

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Letter from J. Campe to MLK Regarding "Stride Toward Freedom"

J.Campe encloses payment for Dr. King's "Stride Toward Freedom" British royalties.

Letter from J. Campe to MLK Regarding "Where Do We Go From Here"

J.Campe encloses payment from The Critic for "Where Do We Go From Here" permission fees.

Letter from J. Campe to MLK Regarding Book Advance

In this letter, J. Campe encloses advance payment from Harper & Row for Dr. King's "Where Do We Go From Here."

Letter from J. Campe to MLK Regarding Book Royalties

In this letter, J. Campe encloses royalties for Dr. King's "Why We Can?t Wait," and "Strength to Love."

Letter from J. Campe to MLK Regarding Book Royalties

In this letter, J. Campe encloses British royalties for Dr. King's "Stride Toward Freedom."

Letter from J. Campe to MLK Regarding Book Royalties

In this letter, J. Campe, associate of literary agent Joan Daves, encloses royalties for Dr. King's French edition of "Strength to Love".

Letter from J.Campe to MLK regarding Book Royalties

This financial document references earnings from the Japanese editions of Dr. King's books, "Stride Towards Freedom" and "Why We Can't Wait."

Letter from Joan Daves to Emanuel Schreiber Regarding Distribution of Speech

Joan Daves explains to Emanuel Schreiber the terms and conditions surrounding permission rights to the distribution of King's speech, published by "Ramparts".

Letter from Joan Daves to MLK

Joan Daves references an enclosed check for royalties received for the Harper edition of "Stride Toward Freedom" and "Strength to Love." She also inquires about several charges on one of the book's statement and requests permission to check their validity.

Letter from Joan Daves to MLK Regarding Article Fee

Ms. Daves encloses Dr. King's fee for his article in the "Saturday Evening Post" and discusses issues concerning future reprints of this particular work.

Letter from Joan Daves to MLK Regarding British Edition of Book

In this letter, Joan Daves relays details regarding the British edition of "Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?" to Dr. King.

Letter from Joan Daves to MLK Regarding Royalties Earned from "Stride Toward Freedom"

This document references royalties earned in the amount $39.00 from the Van Logham Slaterus' publication of "Stride Toward Freedom".

Letter from L. Hayne To Whom it May Concern

L. Hayne requires Dr. King, and only Dr. King, to endorse a check before he will accept it.

Letter from Laurence V. Kirkpatrick to MLK

Mr. Kirkpatrick thanks Dr. King for his address at the Assembly in Puerto Rico for the World Convention of Churches of Christ. He also encloses a monetary donation to care for his expenses and serve as an honorarium.

Letter from Louise A. Andrews to MLK

On behalf of the American Friends Service Committee, Louise Andrews invites Dr. King to attend and speak at one of their Regional offices in Pennsylvania or Wisconsin.

Letter from Michael Hamilton to MLK

Rev. Michael Hamilton, Washington Cathedral Canon, thanks Dr. King for contributing a speech to be published in the book "The Vietnam War - Christian Perspectives." Rev. Hamilton informs Dr. King that proceeds from the book will be donated to the Swiss International Committee of the Red Cross. He also invites Dr. King to preach at the Cathedral and use the platform to discuss current Congressional legislation. Dr. King would eventually preach his last sermon at the Washington Cathedral on March 31, 1968, four days before his assassination.

Letter from MLK to Benjamin E. Mays

Dr. King sends Dr. Mays a check for $200 and informs him that he will not be able to attend the Founders' Day celebration.

Letter from MLK to Emily Barton Anable

Dr. King thanks Mrs. Anable for her kind letter and financial gift. Mrs. King asked him to let her know the money will be used to purchase something for the new baby. At the time of the letter's writing, Dr. and Mrs. King were expecting their fourth child, Bernce.

Letter from MLK to Office of Inspector of Foreign Dividends

In this letter, Dr. King states that he is the beneficial owner of the Copyright Royalties paid by Laurence Pollinger, Ltd. and that he is still receiving income from them.

Letter from MLK to Ralph Abernathy

Dr. King sends notice to Ralph Abernathy about expenses relating to SCLC's phone bills and staff salaries.

Letter from Morehouse College President to MLK

Morehouse College President Dr. Benjamin E. Mays appeals to Dr. King to contribute to the school on the occasion of the college?s 100th anniversary.

Letter from Ms. Joan Daves' Office to MLK

This letter from Ms. Daves' office to Dr. King is a breakdown of various foreign rights royalties to "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos Or Community?".

Letter from Rabbi Martin E. Katzenstein to MLK

Rabbi Martin Katzenstein writes Dr. King to express appreciation for Dr. King's participation in the worship service at Temple Israel in St. Louis, Missouri. He expresses the impact that Dr. King's address had on the congregation and the African American community in St. Louis. He encloses contributions from church service and a check to cover Dr. King's travel expenses.

Letter from S. Leiss to Dr. King about Payment from Simon and Schuster, Inc.

Here in this notation, Leiss references a check enclosure as a permission fee to reprint "I Have a Dream" in the "Treasure of the World's Greatest Speeches" literature.

Letter from S. Leiss to MLK

The Joan Daves Agency sends Dr. King a check from Oxford University Press for royalties associated with the reprint of "Letter from Birmingham City Jail" in Alpheus T. Mason's "Free Government in the Making."

Letter from S.Leiss to MLK Regarding Dutch Publication Rights

S. Leiss sent Dr King this satement regarding a payment for the Dutch rights to "Why We Can't Wait".

Letter from Scott Farleigh and Tony Hazapis to MLK

Scott Farleigh and Tony Hazapis invite Dr. King to speak to the students at University of Oregon.

Letter from Thomas H. Henderson to Rev. Wyatt T. Walker

Thomas Henderson, president of Virginia Union University, instructs Reverend Wyatt T. Walker to provide Dr. King with the check from the office of Mr. C. C. Grant.

Letter from William A. Lawson to MLK

William A. Lawson extends an invitation for Dr. King to speak to an assembly at Texas Southern University.

Letter of Thanks from Benjamin E. Mays to MLK

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, president of Morehouse College, expresses appreciation to Dr. King for financial support to the college.

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