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Re: LEGAL DEPOSIT OF BOOKS
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: LEGAL DEPOSIT OF BOOKS
- From: Derek Lyons <elde@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 28 May 1997 10:40:11 -0400
- In-reply-to: <199705251814.LAA15676@wind.hurricane.net>
- Message-id: <199705281440.HAA11442@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
At 02:33 PM 5/25/97 -0400, you wrote:
>I was told, and this was some time ago, that you could mail yourself the item
>you wanted protected. I use Airborne second day service for my manuscripts
>using the cardboard envelope. Although the Tyvek envelope seal will show
>signs of tampering, the cardboard envelope has a pull tab that will
>definitely deter any thinking that anything could have been substituted for
>the original manuscript.
>With the date it was sent on the outside and a record in the Airborne
>archives, I believe I should be well protected.
>Anyone thinking this is all wet better reply quick. I'm about to mail
>another one and if
>this ain't going to do the trick, I'd like to know about it asap...!!!
This is indeed 'all wet'. It provides no legal protection whatsover.