The Works of Benjamin Franklin Containing Several Political and Historical Tracts Not Included in Any Former Edition, and Many Letters Official and Private Not Hitherto Published. With Notes and a Life of the Author: Vol. 2

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BoD – Books on Demand, 10.04.2024 - 572 Seiten
Reprint of the original, first published in 1882.
 

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Rules for a Club established for Mutual Improvement
9
Dialogue between Philocles and Horatio concerning
46
Public
57
SelfDenial not the Essence of Virtue
63
On True Happiness
70
and Proverbs in Poor Richards Almanac
92
BAGATELLES
164
To Miss Georgiana Shipley on the Loss of her Squirrel
170
Reflections on Coin in general being an Appendix
409
Notions concerning Trade and Merchants
418
Comparison of Great Britain and the United States
426
Reflections on the Augmentation of Wages which will
435
On Luxury Idleness and Industry
448
The Internal State of America being a true Description
461
Information to those who would remove to America
467
On the Criminal Laws and the Practice of Privateering
478

The Ephemera an Emblem of Human Life
177
A Petition of the Left Hand to those who have
183
ESSAYS ON GENERAL POLITICS COMMERCE
251
the Peopling of Countries
311
Remarks on some of the Foregoing Observations showing
321
Remarks on Judge Fosters Argument in Favor of
331
Remarks and Facts relative to the American Paper
340
Note respecting Trade and Manufactures
366
Some good Whig Principles
372
Concerning the Provision made in China against Famine
381
Observations on War
487
Militia preferable to Regular Troops
494
An Account of the Supremest Court of Judicature
508
On the SlaveTrade
517
A Lecture on the Providence of God in the Government
525
Letter from Anthony Aſterwit
532
On Scandal
539
A Case of Casuisuy
545
Proposals and Queries for the consideration of the Junto
551
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