§ From Carlo Giuseppe Guglielmo Botta
12 January 1810, Paris. Sends a set of his Storia della guerra dell’Independenza degli Stati Uniti d’America, an account of the great scenes of the Revolution, inspired by the virtuous American people.
RC (DLC). 1 p. In French, signed “Charles Botta.” Botta’s work, first published in four volumes in Paris in 1809, was forwarded in David Bailie Warden to JM, 26 Jan. 1810. Botta also sent a copy to Jefferson (Sowerby, Catalogue of Jefferson’s Library, 1:250–52).