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"Preamble and first three articles of the Constitution of [Pot]-8-O Club" [ca. 1824]; Gift: Leon Brooks Leavitt

"We the undersigned subscribers being convinced that it is beneficial both to the health and understanding of man, to use vegetable diet and considering that the Potatoe is nutritious and procured with less difficulty and expence [sic] than most other vegetables, do hereby agree to form ourselves into an association under the name of the POT-8-O Club and to be governed by the following rules and regulations--
(courtesy of Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine)
citation: http://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/images/image.php?name=MMD2871