[This is one section of a complex series of draft notes regarding contracts and terms for both Beard and Henry Collen.]
28 April, Beard.
If y wll indce pties t.take lics in 2 or 3 of ye princl provl towns, & allow Mr G. to give you y e instns necy at first, – I compg M G for h trouble, y shd rec. a p.Cge of 5 per Ct upon ye sums recd by me for those licnsees as far as, ye takg of portrs –
If you will induce parties to take licenses <1> in two or three of the principal provincial towns, & allow Mr Goddard <2> to give you the instructions necessary at first, – I compensating Mr Goddard for his trouble, you should receive a per Centage of 5 per Cent upon the sums received by me for those licensees as far as, the taking of portraits. –
1. License to use the calotype process.