Nixon, John T. An Address delivered before the Cliosophic and American Whig Societies of the College of New Jersey, June 23, 1863, by the Hon. John T. Nixon, Bridgeton, N. J. Philadelphia: Caxton Press of C. Sherman, Son & Co. , 1863. First Edition. 
Printed wrapper, 9 x 6 inches, 36 pp. Good. Pamphlet.
An address delivered in the midst of the American Civil War, less than two weeks before the battle at Gettysburg. Nixon gives historical examples of nations and individuals who had endured hard times and triumphed, and challenges his hearers to do the same.
John Thompson Nixon (1820-1889), a graduate of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), Nixon operated a law practice and served in the New Jersey General Assembly. He was a Republican US Congressman (1859-1863) and United States District Court Judge (NJ), (1870-1889).