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CONTENTS

OF

VOLUME EIGHTH.

CORRESPONDENCE.

PART SECOND;

COMPRISING LETTERS, PRIVATE AND OFFICIAL, FROM

THE TIME OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST MISSION TO
ENGLAND, TO THE BEGINNING OF THE AMERICAN
REVOLUTION. 1757 - 1775.

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To John Foxcroft. 4 February.

Agency in procuring Walpole's Grant. - Postoffice. To Cadwallader Evans. 6 February.

Silk produced in Pennsylvania, and sent to England for

a Bounty. From David Hume to B. Franklin. 7 February.

On the Prejudices against his Writings.
To Thomas Cushing. 13 April.

Little done in Parliament relating to America. - Lord
Hillsborough. — Agents in England unnecessary, unless

received on a different Footing.
To Mrs. Deborah Franklin. 5 May.
To Mrs. Deborah Franklin. 14 July.

Journey to the North of England. To William Frack.in. 17 August.

Removal of Lord Hillsborough.— Lord Dartmouth. To William Franklin. 19 August.

Use of bodily Exercise.

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From Samuel Cooper to B. Franklin. 15 March, 1773.

Lord Dartmouth. — Measures adopted by the Towns in

Massachusetts. — Conduct of the Governor. - Administra-

tion in England universally disapproved.

To Thomas Cushing. 3 April.

Lord Dartmouth's Wish to heal the Breach between Great

Britain and America.

To William Franklin. 6 April.

Bishop of St. Asaph's Sermon. — Its liberal Sentiments in

Regard to America.

To Dean Woodward. 10 April.

Slavery in America. — Ships transporting Convicts to Vir-

ginia.

To Thomas Cushing. 6 May.

Governor Hutchinson's Speech to the Assembly of Massa-

chusetts. — Conversation with Lord Dartmouth respecting

it, and the Assembly's Answer.

To Thomas Cushing. 2 June.

Petition presented to the King, and the Answer.

To Thomas Cushing. 4 June.

Duty on Tea.

From Samuel Cooper to B. Franklin. 14 June.

Committees of Correspondence. — Account of the Pro-

ceedings of the Massachusetts Assembly in Regard to

Hutchinson's Letters.

From Thomas Cushing to B. Franklin. 25 June.

Hutchinson's Letters. — Petition to the King for the Re-

moval of Governor Hutchinson and Lieutenant-Governor

Oliver.

To Thomas Cushing. 7 July.

Controversy with Governor Hutchinson.— Resolves of the

Virginia House of Burgesses. - Dr. Franklin justifies him-

self against the Charge of Neglect, as Agent for Massa-

chusetts. — Arthur Lee.

To Thomas Cushing. 7 July..

Parliament prorogued. — The King's Answer to the Amer-

ican Petitions. — Proposed Means of obtaining Redress.

General Sentiments of the People in England respecting

America. -Captain Calef. — Sir Francis Bernard's Project.

To Samuel Mather. 7 July.

Dissenters’ Petition. — Discovery of America by Europeans

before Columbus. — Remarks on the Proceedings against

America.

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To Samuel Cooper. 7 July, 1773. .

Unanimity of the People of Massachusetts in the Senti-

ments of Liberty. Hutchinson's Letters.

To Samuel Franklin. 7 July.

To William Franklin. 14 July.

Meeting with Lord North at Lord Le Despencer's. — Lord

Dartmouth. — Anecdote of Lord Hillsborough.

To Samuel Danforth. 25 July.

To John Winthrop. 25 July.

Prudence and Moderation recommended in the political

Movements of the Colonies.

To Thomas Cushing. 25 July. .

Printing of Hutchinson's Letters.

To Samuel Cooper. 25 July.

Hutchinson's Letters.

To Thomas Cushing. 24 August.

Address of Massachusetts for the Removal of their Gov-

ernor and Lieutenant-Governor.

To William Franklin. 1 September.

Resolutions of the New England Townships. — Project to

form a Union with Ireland.-Hutchinson's Letters.

To Thomas Cushing. 12 September.

Project to avoid repealing the American Tea Duty.

To John Baskerville. 21 September.

Sale of Printers' Types. — Sheet of Chinese Paper.

To William Franklin. 6 October.

Right of the British Parliament to make Laws binding the

Colonies, denied. — Lord Mansfield's Opinion of the pre-

tended Prussian Edict. The Reading of it at Lord

Le Despencer's by Paul Whitehead.

To Thomas Cushing. 1 November. .

Proposed Accommodation with Great Britain. - Petition

for removing the Governors.

To an Engraver. 3 November.

Art of printing on China Ware. — Use of the Art in teach-

ing Moral Lessons.

To Joseph Galloway. 3 November. .

Supposed Disposition to compose the Differences with

America. — Tea Duty.

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To William Franklin. 3 November, 1773.

From Samuel Cooper to B. Franklin. 10 November.

Method of warming Churches. — Hutchinson's Letters. -

Samuel Adams. — Major Hawley.

1774.

To Thomas Cushing. 5 January.

Petition for the Removal of the Governors presented by

Lord Dartmouth. - Duel between Mr. Temple and Mr.

Whately.

To William Franklin. 5 January.

Insinuations respecting Mr. Galloway. - Dr. Franklin pro-

poses to return to America.

To Thomas Cushing. 15 February.

A particular Account of the Proceedings of the Privy

Council on the Petition of the Assembly of Massachusetts

for the Removal of Governor Hutchinson. - Dr. Franklin

dismissed from his Office of Deputy Postmaster-General in

America.

To Joseph Galloway. 18 February.

-Acts of the Pennsylvania Assembly. - Duty on Tea.-

Hutchinson's Letters.

To Samuel Cooper. 25 February.

Treatment of Dr. Franklin in Consequence of sending

Hutchinson's Letters. — French Edition of his Writings.

To Thomas Cushing. 2 April.

Petitions to Parliament from Americans in London.

Alarm of the Manufacturers.- New Measures hostile to

the Colonies expected.

To Mrs. Deborah Franklin. 28 April.

Proposes to return Home. Illness and Death of Mr.

Hewson.

To Thomas Cushing. 1 June.

Massachusetts Affairs. — Lord Chatham. — Postoffice.

To Mr. Coombe. 22 July.

Bishop of St. Asaph's Speech. – Poetry. — Use of Elo-

quence in a Preacher.

To Mrs. Deborah Franklin. 22 July.

From a Committee of New Jersey to B. Franklin.

26 July..

Making Inquiry respecting the Proceedings of the Admin-

istration in England.

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