Letter to Lane pages 2-3

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Oscar Wilde
(1854–1900)

Autograph letter signed, dated Worthing, to publisher John Lane, [August 1894]. 8 p.

Gift of Lucia Moreira Salles, 2008

MA 7258.14
Transcription: 

more proofs of the play, but I wish that the reader w[oul]d. go through the play once and correct any slips in the use of "will" and "shall"—my use of the words is Celtic not Saxon.
    With regard to future arrangements I think the plays better remain with Mr. Lane—at Bodley Head—as they form a series that should not be broken—