524 E. Front St., New Bern, NC
Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (1990).
Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas Tileston Waterman, The Early Architecture of North Carolina (1941).
Peter B. Sandbeck, The Historic Architecture of New Bern and Craven County, North Carolina (1988).
The Eli Smallwood House, with its beautifully ordered and skillfully rendered Federal style woodwork, is the chief surviving work firmly cited to house carpenter Asa King. This outstanding example was credited to King in the 1833 letter of John Roberts.