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.
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).