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. In the Adams Papers
(M/JQA/23; Microfilms, Reel No. 218) is a bound
of 100 folios in
's hand containing a translation into French of five books of Phaedrus' Fables.
On fol. 1
inscribed the date “February 10th. 81,” and on fol. 100, “May 11th 1781.” The translation
was apparently the work of
's language “Master,” Wenshing or Wensing, on whom see
, 22 Dec. 1780
's earlier study of Phaedrus is noted at vol. 3:308