Recherches Historiques Et Politiques Sur Les États-Unis De l'Amérique Septentrionale
by Filippo Mazzei
In this work, Mazzei outlines the history of the American colonies, the causes of the revolution, and the economy and government of the United States. Also discussed are Indians, slavery, emigration, and the Society of the Cincinatti. An important work which Dumas Malone characterizes as "probably the most reliable of all the works of the period on the United States. Jefferson aided Mazzei in the compilation of the work while acting as American minister in Paris. 
Author: Filippo Mazzei
Publication Info: A Colle et se trouve a Paris: Chez Froullé, libraire ..., 1788.
Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library
Listed in the Jefferson Inventory of Wythe's Library as Etats Unis de Mazzei. 4.v. in 3. 8vo. and given by Thomas Jefferson to his son-in-law Thomas Mann Randolph. Both the Brown Bibliography and George Wythe's Library on LibraryThing list this title as the one intended by Jefferson's entry.
Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy
Bound in original plum boards and neatly rebacked in calf. Purchased from G.S. MacManus Co.
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- Bennie Brown, "The Library of George Wythe of Williamsburg and Richmond," (unpublished manuscript, May, 2012) Microsoft Word file.
- LibraryThing, s. v. "Member: George Wythe," accessed on April 21, 2013, http://www.librarything.com/profile/GeorgeWythe