The Remnant Trust At Columbia Club

If you missed the collection of historic works on display in 2020, we are excited to share that The Remnant Trust has loaned the Columbia Club additional documents for viewing. Be sure to visit the second floor of the Club. Located in the library, Columbians will find several original collections and historic manuscripts.

The Remnant Trust is open to the public to tour at the Columbia Club, Tuesday's, Thurday's and Saturdays. Please use the form below to request a date and time to view a selection from the Remnant Trust. Once the request has been made you will receive a email confirmation from the Columbia Club confirming your date and time. 

John Adams
A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America
1st Boston Edition

Marcus Tullius Cicerto
De Officiis with Paradoxa stoicorum, Laelius seu de amicitia, and De senectute

John Dickson
Letters from a Farmer, in Pennsylvania, to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies

Encoh I (Book of Enoch)
c. 1450-1500

Federalist (Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay)
The Federalist (Volume 2 Only)
1st Edition

Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush
The Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society, for Promoting the Absolution of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes
1st Edition

Great Britian
A Short History of the Conduct of the Present Ministry, with Regard to the American Stamp Act

Thomas Hobbes
Leviathan, Or, The Matter, Form, and Power of a Common-wealth Ecclesiastical and Civil
1st Edition

Thomas Jefferson
Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson
1st Edition

John Locke
Two Treatises of Government
2nd Corrected Edition

Niccolo Machiavelli
Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca
1st English Edition

Marsilius of Padua
Opus insigne cui titulum fecit autor defensorem pacis
Defensor Pacis

John Milton
A Complete Collection of the Historical, Political, and Miscellaneous Works of John Milton (Contains Areopagitica)
Second Collected Edition

Thomas Paine
Common Sense
6th Edition

Plato and Phocas [Two Works in One Volume]
Platonis Gorgias Incipit [and] Ars de Foce Gramatici de nomine et verbo

Algernon Sidney
Discourses Concerning Government
1st Hollis Edition

Adam Smith
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
2nd American Edition

United States
Journal of the Proceedings of Congress, held at Philadelphia, from September 5, 1775, to April 30, 1776
1st British Edition

United States 
Journal of the First Edition of the Senate of the United States of America, begun and held at the City of New York, March 4th, 1789
1st Official Publication

United States
The Constitution of the United States
1st Edition