. 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
records several works by Raynal owned by
that have come to rest in the Boston Public Library, including the Histoire des deux Indes
in both French and English editions.