. In the Adams Papers
(M/JQA/23; Microfilms, Reel No. 218) is a bound MS
of 100 folios in JQA
's hand containing a translation into French of five books of Phaedrus' Fables.
On fol. 1 JQA
inscribed the date “February 10th. 81,” and on fol. 100, “May 11th 1781.” The translation
was apparently the work of JQA
's language “Master,” Wenshing or Wensing, on whom see JQA
, 22 Dec. 1780
, above. JQA
's earlier study of Phaedrus is noted at vol. 3:308
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, 2016.