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麦迪逊大楼里的法律图书馆在1832年时约收藏了2千本书

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詹姆斯麦迪逊 (James Madison) 总统于1815130日同意国会决定购买托马斯杰佛逊图书馆的法案

图书馆对你而言有多重要呢?托马斯杰佛逊与美国政府认为图书馆是相当重要的,这也是为什么詹姆斯麦迪逊总统在1815130日,会同意国会拨款23950美元购买托马斯杰佛逊私人图书馆法案的原因。美国的第一个国会图书馆在1814年遭到破坏。英国在那年占领华盛顿特区之后,烧毁了位在美国首府收藏有3000本书籍的图书馆。


How important are libraries to you? Thomas Jefferson and the U.S. government saw a library as essential. That's why on January 30, 1815, President James Madison approved an act of Congress appropriating $23,950 to purchase Thomas Jefferson's personal library. The United States' first Library of Congress was destroyed in 1814. After capturing Washington, D.C., that year, the British burned the U.S. Capitol where the 3,000-volume library was stored.

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