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  1. "The Rejuvenation of Major Rathbone"Conkey's Home Journal, v.6 (November 1899), 5-6, 29. [JLII]

    London received $5 for this story on November 13, 1899.

  2. "The King of Mazy May"The Youth's Companion, v. 73 (November 30, 1899), 629-630. [JLII]

    London received $35 for this story on August 26, 1899.

  3. "The Wisdom of the Trail"Overland Monthly, v. 34 (December 1899), 541-544. [SOW]

    London received $7.50 for this story on December 23, 1899.

  4. "A Daughter of the Aurora"San Francisco Wave, December 24, 1899, pp. 9-10,16. [GHF]

    This story was reprinted as "An Alaskan Courtship" in Housekeeper Magazine in April 1903. London received $10 from the Wave in August 1900.

1900

  1. "An Odyssey of the North"The Atlantic Monthly, v. 85 (January 1900), 85-100. [SOW]

    The Atlantic asked London to cut 3,000 words from the opening section of this story and paid him $120 for publication rights on October 30, 1899. The original version of the story ran 12,250 words and London later wrote to Cloudesley Johns (August 10, 1899), ". . . I only succeeded in getting it down to an even ten thousand." (Letters of Jack London, p. 102.) London's first book contract, for the volume of short stories The Son of the Wolf, was signed on December 21, 1899.

  2. "A Lesson in Heraldry"The National Magazine (Boston), v. 11 (March 1900), 635-640. [JLII]

    London received $5 for this story on April 26, 1900.


  1. The Son of the Wolf — Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Co., April 7, 1900. [SOW]


  1. "The End of the Chapter"San Francisco News Letter and California Advertiser, v. 23 (June 9, 1900), 22-23. [JLII]

    London received $5 for this story on September 2, 1900.

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