On October 23, 1858, Henry Clapp, Jr., published the inaugural issue of The Saturday Press.
This column makes remarks about the beginning of the lecture season and reprints a letter from a correspondent that criticized the Saturday Press for not "puffing" him in the past and leaving him in relative obscurity. The letter outlines the writer's qualifications and gives his tentative lecture program in detail.
A letter to the newspaper from a correspondent is printed in this column that argues that the Press has never helped the writer move beyond his relative obscurity as a lecturer.
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