Item is an electro-engraved standing top-half ornatly decorated oval portrait of Captain John Smith; Admiral of New England, soldier and colonist (b.1579-d.1631). Surrounding the direct portrait are the words "The Portraictuer of Captayne John Smith Admiral of New England." In four corners surrounding the oval from top left to right are soildiers mustering by a fort, a globe, a man on a rearing house and a ship. Below the image is the following in print "These are the lines the Shew Thy Face but Those that shew thy GRACE and GLORY, brighter bee Thy Faire-Discouries and Fowle-Overthrowes of Salvages, much Civilized by thee. Best shew thy Spirit and to it GLORY Wyn; So art Brasse without-but Glode within."
The collection consists of original letters and documents. Includes items signed by Louis Xlll of France, Sir John A. Macdonald , Sir John Colborne, William Lyon Mackenzie, William McDougall, Israel Tarte, Sir John Thompson, Guglielmo Marconi, Lord Monck and L.S. Huntington. The microfilm contains articles relating to the death of Colonel Robert Samuel McLaughlin,