James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Bossange & Masson, 5 July 1811 (Abstract)

§ From Bossange & Masson

5 July 1811, Paris. Acknowledges JM’s letter of 7 Jan. 1811 mentioning receipt of their edition of Homer’s Iliad. “The favourable admission you have given it by granting a place in your Library cause us to beg the same honour for the Second work of the Illustrious translator, La Jerusalem Délivrée.”1

RC (DLC). 1 p.

1Jérusalem délivrée; poëme traduit de l’italien, trans. C. F. Le Brun (Paris, 1811), was a translation of Torquato Tasso’s epic of the First Crusade, Gerusalemme Liberata.

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