As the production of the Works moved forward, Bancroft came under severe criticism for the actions of agents who, in securing statements or "dictations" from western pioneers, also pressed them to subscribe to the series. The enthusiasm of the moment, flush with the recollection of their own participation in historical events, tended to wane as succeeding volumes--and invoices-arrived.
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