James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Mariano Velazquez de la Cadena, 26 January 1811 (Abstract)

§ From Mariano Velazquez de la Cadena

26 January 1811, New York. Encloses a copy of his Elements of the English Language,1 written during his residence in the U.S. “for the benefit of my countrymen, who are desirous of acquiring that language.”

RC (DLC). 1 p.

1Elementos de la lengua inglesa para uso de los españoles (New York, 1810; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801–1819 (22 vols. to date; New York, 1958—). description ends 21891).

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