Mary Stuart/front matter
COPYRIGHT, 1921, BY HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
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CONTROLLED BY WILLIAM HARRIS, JR.
All dramatic rights for John Drinkwater's Mary Stuart in North America are owned and controlled by William Harris, Jr., Hudson Theatre, New York City. Special notice should be taken that possession of this book without a valid contract for production first having been obtained from Mr. Harris confers no right or license to professionals or amateurs to produce the play publicly or in private for gain or charity. Until further notice performances of this play in North America will be limited to those companies which appear under Mr. Harris's direction, and he absolutely forbids other performances by professionals or amateurs, including "readings," tableaux, and anything of such nature approximating a performance. The play is fully protected by copyright and any violations will be prosecuted.
Act of March 4, 1909: Section 28
"That any person who wilfully or for profit shall infringe any copyright secured by this act, or who shall knowingly and wilfully aid or abet such infringement shall he deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall he punished by imprisonment for not exceeding one year, or by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1000, or both, in the discretion of the Court"