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Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWalter Wilbur Hatfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...desirable and even alter the order of the ideas as far as you please. A Green Salesman I was eighteen. School would soon be out. I wanted work for the summer. The general sales agent for Overbrush and Overbrush came along. They make and sell stereoscopes and views. He offered me territory in and around Teopone. I was to sell stereoscopes and views. For this I was to receive a commission of fifty per cent. School was out. Soon I started for Teopone. It was 125 miles from my home. I reached there. I found a hotel. I began to canvass for orders. No one would buy. Another agent had been there recently. Several people told me so. He too was from Overbrush and Overbrush. He had sold some views. No one wanted any more now. I was discouraged. I wanted to go somewhere else. I telegraphed Overbrush and Overbrush. I waited for a reply. I waited two days. I could not afford to pay board. I was not earning anything. I did not even try to take orders. I should not be there to deliver them. I was not a very good salesman. I might have practiced. I did not think of that. Finally I got an answer. They would assign me new territory. I would have to wait a few days. I went home. I had lost twenty dollars. I had been at home a week. A letter came from Overbrush and Overbrush. I was to go to Eel County. It was fresh territory. So was Teopone. Probably I would do better this time. I must work harder. I must not be easily turned away. Stereoscopes were most entertaining and instructive. I must insist upon these points. I must urge people to buy. Other boys sold large orders. I consulted my father. I decided to go to Eel County. It was 225 miles away. I reached Carpville in the morning. I found a room in a private house. I had lunch. I began to canvass in town....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...desirable and even alter the order of the ideas as far as you please. A Green Salesman I was eighteen. School w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217691536

ISBN - 13:9780217691536

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