Know All Men By These Presents, that I,............

.........., of..............., in the State of.............

for and in consideration of $....................., the receipt of which sum is hereby acknowledged, have granted, sold, assigned and transferred, and by these presents do grant, sell, assign and transfer unto said..............., a certain manuscript entitled..............., which said manuscript has heretofore been delivered to said......................

............................

And I hereby grant, sell, assign and transfer unto said ..............., all rights of any kind and character appertaining to said manuscript, and the complete and unconditional and unencumbered title therein and thereto.

And I further sell, grant, assign and transfer to said.....

............., its successors and assigns, the right to obtain copyright in all countries upon the said manuscript and upon any literary, photographic or dramatic transcriptions or adaptations thereof, and the absolute and unqualified right to use the said manuscript in whole or in part, and to use adaptations thereof in whatever manner the said..............

...........shall desire.

In order to induce said...............to make the payment above referred to, I hereby warrant and represent to said

.........................................

1. That I am the sole and exclusive owner of the aforesaid manuscript and of all rights of any and every kind and nature therein and thereto throughout the world, and that the said rights and each and all of them are free and clear of any hen, charge, debt or encumbrance of any kind or character.

2. That the said manuscript is an original composition and that I am the sole author thereof, and that neither the whole thereof, nor any part thereof, nor any incident thereof, is taken from any other manuscript or composition, or from any other published or unpublished work.

3. That neither the said manuscript nor the subject matter thereof, nor any part thereof, nor any incident thereof, has ever been published or dedicated to the public in any manner whatsoever.

4. That the title of the aforesaid manuscript is such as may be freely used by the said..............., its successors and assigns, in connection with the said composition and in connection with any adaptations thereof.

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this..........day of..............., 19....

.................[L.S.]