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Bretón de los Herreros' Copyright Contract, Madrid (1862)

Source: Archivo Histórico de Protocolos Notariales de Madrid, T-28932 f.557r -559v

Bretón de los Herreros' Copyright Contract, Madrid (1862), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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                                                Five hundred and fifty-seven
      n. one hundred and eighty            [seal of 1862]
Sale and transfer of several dramatic works for six thousand [...]
granted by His Excellency Mr. Manuel Bretón de los Herreros
in favour of Mr. Vicente de Lalama
      6 May 1862.
      In the City of Madrid, on 6 May 1862,
      appeared before me, Her Majesty's notary and the
      witnesses who will sign this document, His Excellency
      Mr. Manuel Bretón de los Herreros, a resident of
      city, of legal age, states: That he is the owner and
      proprietor of the dramatic works entitled
      “á la vejez viruelas” original in three acts;
      "Los dos sobrinos ó la Escuela de los
      Parientes", original in five acts; A Madrid
      me vuelvo, original in three acts; "Lujo
      ó indigencia" original in five acts; "La
      llave falsa ó los dos hijos", original in
      three acts; "Las tres novias ó el Caballero
      á la moda", translation of one act;
      "El Ingenuo", translation in one act; "El
      seductor confundido", translation in only
      one act; "la Astucia contra la fuerza"


                                                Quinientos cincuenta y siete
      n. ciento ochenta            [sello Año 1862]
Venta y cesión de varias obras dramáticas por la cantidad
de seis mil otorgada por el Excmo. Sr. D. Manuel Bretón de
los Herreros a favor de D. Vicente de Lalama
      Mayo 6 de 1862.
      En la villa de Madrid á seis de mayo
      de mil ochocientos sesenta y dos, ante mí el
      escribano de S.M. y testigos que se expresarán, a
      pareció el Excmo. Señor D. Manuel Bretón
      de los Herreros, vecino de esta Corte, mayor
      de edad y Dijo: Que como dueño y propie-
      tario que es de las obras dramáticas, titu-
      ladas “á la vejez viruelas” original en tres
      actos; "Los dos sobrinos ó la Escuela de los
      Parientes", original en cinco actos; "A Madrid
      me vuelvo", original en tres actos; "Lujo
      ó indigencia" original cinco actos; "La
      llave falsa ó los dos hijos" original en
      tres actos; "Las tres novias ó el Caballero
      á la moda" traducción en unico acto;
      "El Ingenuo" traducción un acto; "El
      seductor confundido", traducción en único
      acto; "la Astucia contra la fuerza"


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