A black an white photograph of an engraving on a punch bowl featuring a vignette of a women gathering what appear to be artichokes while the man on the left looks to be primed to chop wood (center). The word 'Perseverance' is engraved underneath.
A letter from Theodore Drayton-Grimke to his father, Thomas S. Grimke, written from New Haven, Connecticut while attending Yale. Drayton-Grimke writes about studying algebra and geometry and describes a recent English composition prize that he won (a work of Shakespeare's).
Black-and-white engraved portrait of historian Josephus (born Joseph ben Matityahu). Engraving by J. Rogers. Frontispiece to The works of Flavius Josephus, the learned and authentic Jewish historian and celebrated warrior… translated by William Whiston, published London: Henry Fisher, Son, and Co.
A black and white photograph close-up of the engraving on a punch bowl of a laurel with the initials 'J.M.' engraved within and the date of '1828' engraved below. The 'M' is thought to stand for Miller.
Nathaniel Russell Middleton was a student (B.A. 1828; M.A. 1832), trustee and president (1857-1880) of the College of Charleston. The address, "Duties and Prospects of the Rising Generation" was delivered to fellow students in 1828. 14 pages.
Nathaniel Russell Middleton was a student (B.A. 1828; M.A. 1832), trustee and president (1857-1880) of the College of Charleston. The address, "An Oration on the Fourth of July" was delivered to fellow students in 1828. 7 pages.