Lupton, Thomas Goff, Artist, and George Henry Harlow. Portrait of a young man pondering what to write with quill in hand and paper set before him, painted by G.H. Harlow ; engraved by Thomas Luhton i.e. Lupton, circa 1820–1870. Library of Congress. Click to open larger image in new window.

I’m taking a few days to read sources, transcribe blurry documents, and ponder upon our next Clark House Historian posts.

I’ll be back shortly. Until then, be well, and keep your quill sharp.