Biddle, Edward and Mantle Fielding, "The life and works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872)," Philadelphia: Wickersham Press, 1921, no.521.
National Society of Colonial Dames, South Carolina, 1989.
"South Carolina Portraits: A Collection of Portraits of South Carolinians and Portraits in South Carolina," Columbia, SC: National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina, 1996, pg. 100.
Waist-length seated portrait of William Elliott holding a book on his leg with his proper left hand.