Whitman writes to Mr. Michael Doolady in response to his offer to be Whitman’s agent for Leaves of Grass. The letter is incomplete.
To Michael Doolady
ENDORSED (by WW): "sent M. Doolady|448
Nov. 13, 1867.
In reply to your note of some days since, in reference to acting as my agent, for sale of "Leaves of Grass," I would say as follows:
I presume that Anderson & Archer, binders, No. 6 Reade street, N.Y., have now ready 100 copies, just bound. These you can have, if desired, as follows:
14 copies, as I understand from French & Richardson, are due you, having already been paid for by you. The remaining 76 copies you can have at $1(?)8cts [each], this is [incomplete]