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1. Guillaume Thomas François, Abbé Raynal (1713–1796), French philosophe
and historian, is best remembered for his immensely popular Histoire philosophique et politique des établissentens et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes
, first published at Amsterdam, 1770. The
Catalogue of JA's Library
records several works by Raynal owned by JA that have come to rest in the Boston Public Library, including the Histoire des deux Indes
in both French and English editions.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.