21.2 To Henry Clapp, Jr. 6.12.
Brooklyn, |Tuesday afternoon, June 12.
Fearful that, by insufficient examination you may not do justice to
the articles from Mr. Leland, but give them the go-by, I write to make a
special request that, if convenient, you print them in next S[aturday]
P[ress]-the poem leading first col. first page, the prose following imme-
diately after. Those articles, (I feel it thoroughly,) have certain little
grains of salt that I wish to see put in a way of "leavening" the lump of
______ you know what.
Did you see what Mrs. Heenan says about me in last "Sunday Mur-