. David Humphreys had published A Poem Addressed to the Armies of the United States of America
in 1780. His A Poem on the Happiness of America Addressed to the Citizens of the United States
was first published in London in 1786. Joel Barlow's The Vision of Columbus
, written over a period of eight years, was published in 1787, with a dedication to
Louis XVI. DAB
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, 2014.