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INDEX TO VOLUME I.
specting general Sullivan, 140-Report of the com-
mittee appointed to confer with lord Howe, 140—As.
Cool Thoughts, a pamphlet by Franklin, 78.
in a series of letters, 233—Private and political, be-
letters, 303. 510.
Cushing, Thomas, letters to, 103.
85-Friendly to Franklin, '86—His good wishes to-
Clinton, 45—of Beatty, 60—of governor Denny, 63. Daschkoff's, the princess, letter to Franklin, 189,
trait in his character, 20.
Denny, governor, succeeds Morris, 62—Presents a me-
dal to Franklin, 63-Refuses assent to an appropri.
Conference with, 124–Further conference, 128. De Romas, invention of the electrical kité, falsely at.
D'Estaing arrives in America with six sail of frigates,
"Dickenson, John, engaged in public affairs, 77.
ing the, 223.
dered to his army, 55–His character, 56–His defeat, papers into French, 80.
tor of Franklin, i.
pamphlet on, 47.
Electrical discoveries, general account of Franklin's, 62.
62-Applied to various purposes by Franklin, 63.
on the Gulf Stream, 133.
Fayette, a letter to, 157.
Fire mpanies, first established by Franklin, 42.
Fire-place invented, an iron one, 47.
Fothergill, doctor, character of, 51–Letters to Dr.
Another meeting, 131.
him, 106–His motion relative to America, 121–Vi. -Erects a monument to his father and mother, 4-
with the colonies, 123— Rejection of the same, 125. of teaching himself English composition, 6–Proposal
made him for establishing a new religious sect, 14-
London, 16—Writes a dissertation on Liberty and
Pemberton, sir Hans Sloane, &c., 17-His moral and
of Busy-body, 25--Writes on the necessity of paper
money, 26–His marriage to Miss Read, 28--Projects
Publishes Poor Richard's Almanac, 38--Begins the
assembly, 41-Made post-master at Philadelphia, 413
blishing an academy and Philosophical Society at
their petition to the king, 103. 113–Send their pro- fect, 45-Invents an open stove, 47-Renews his
Indians, 49—Plan for cleaning the streets of Phila. ! Hartley, David, esq., employed to negotiate with Frank.
Arrival in America, 134—Proposes the adoption of Hutton, Mr., the Moravian, account of, 152—Letter to,
-Quarrels with him and parts, 22.
printer, 12-Practises the grossest fraud on Frank.
Languages, began to study, 40.
Laro of Nations, proposed improvement thereof, 170.
Legal tender of paper money, he opposes, 69.
58-Indians burn that place, 58_Constructs military Lightning drawn from the clouds, 63-Theory of con-
Loudon, lord, arrives in Philadelphia, 64-His mode of
- Mrs., projects a marriage for Franklin, 27. 66—Cause of his removal, 66.
privy council, 87.
Lutwich, captain, account of his fast-sailing packet, 66.
Magnetism, animal, 169.
Marbois, Barbé, his secret letter on American affairs,
Massachusetts appoints Franklin agent in England, 80
-The colony of, a sketch of the importance of, 86– Priestly's, Dr., testimony of the merits of Franklin's
Privy council discuss the Massachusetts' petition. Mr.
Proposed vindication and offer from congress in 1775,
154-an account of the 50001. paid him for his trea. | Proprietary, refuse to tax their estates for public de-
fence, 68—Remonstrance against, 69—The disputes
with, had great influence on forming the character
of Franklin, and on the revolution, 70—disputes
Protest, an eloquent one by Franklin, 132.
Prussian edict, 225.
ter confuted, iv. vi.
Public affairs, Franklin first turns attention to, 41.
Quakers' meeting, the first house Franklin entered at
Philadelphia after his arrival, 10—Anecdote of the,
45—Take an active part in opposing the rioters de:
Ralph, the historian, curious anecdote of, 13–Becomes
Road, Mr., father of Franklin's wife, 11.
city, 62-Claims the discovery of the theory of light. Religious creed of Franklin, 29.
Remarks, on propositions for reconciliation, 127.
Richard's, poor, almanac, 38.
Richmann, professor, introduces Franklin's electrical
discoveries into Russia, 83.
tion of, by Great Britain, 202.
Roy, Mons. Le, refutes the abbé Nollet, 62.
Rum, Indian orator's apology for drinking, 49.
Rutledge, Franklin, and Adams, meet lord Howe, 137.
Salaries, Franklin's speech thereon, 177.
Shelburn, American business taken froin lord, 84.
Shirley, general, anecdote of, 66.
Slave Trade, 187.
Smith, Dr., pronounces a funeral oration for Franklin,
-Character of, 74–Attaches himself to James the Species, the animosity of the English lords leads them
royal charter granted to the colony, 72—First cause Staël, the Baron de, letter on the peace with Sweden
at the Swedish court, 163.
by, 80—Disturbance in America, occasioned by pass-
Stanhope, lord, Franklin writes to, 121.
Swimming, great fault in the art of, 20.
Temperance, importance of, 36.
Temple, Mr. John, his duel with Mr. Whately, 88.
Thomson, Charles, secretary to first congress, 1774, 104.
Treaty of alliance between France and America, 146.
tions thereon, 102.
Tumult at Boston, 86.
Tyron on vegetable diet. Influence of, 44.
Union of the colonies, plan of, proposed at Albany, 52
fire company founded, 42.
University, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, confers the | Watson, Dr., draws up an account of Franklin's dis.
Wedderburn, (afterwards lord Loughborough) his abuse
of Franklin before the privy council, 87.
Whately's duel with Mr. Temple of Boston, 96—Their
dispute stated, 96.
parts for Georgia, builds an orphan house there, 43—
Wilson's, Mr., objections to Franklin's lightning con.
ductors, 149–His objections overthrown by Messrs.
Henley and Nairne, 149.
Woolaston's religion of nature, writes a dissertation
losophy to the Royal Society of London, 63.
Wyndham, sir William, is introduced to, 20.
Yale college, confers degree of M. A., 52.