James Dinsmore was an Irish joiner who worked at Monticello from 1798 to 1809. When Thomas Jefferson divided Wythe's library, Dinsmore received seven titles.
Wythe Books Given to Dinsmore by Thomas Jefferson
The list below was adapted from the "Library of George Wythe" in the Thomas Jefferson Libraries project on the website for Monticello.
Stewart & Revett’s Antiquities of Athens.
[ed. some loss] juris civilis. fol.
[H]arris’s Justinian. 4to.
[Vi?]nnii institutiones. 4to.
Taylor’s civil law. 4to.
- Endrina Tay & Jeremy Dibbell, "Reconstructing a Lost Library: George Wythe's 'Legacie' to President Thomas Jefferson, Tales from the Vault, Common-Place, Jan. 2009, http://www.common-place.org/vol-10/no-02/tales.
- "Library of George Wythe", Thomas Jefferson Libraries, Monticello, accessed July 2, 2013, http://tjlibraries.monticello.org/transcripts/wythelibrary/2.html. For the manuscript version, see "Inventory of the Books Received by Thomas Jefferson from the Estate of George Wythe, Circa September, 1806", Massachusetts Historical Society, accessed July 2, 2013, http://www.masshist.org/database/doc-viewer.php?item_id=1768.