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SEVERAL POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL TRACTS
NOT INCLUDED IN ANY FORMER EDITION,
MANY LETTERS OFFICIAL AND PRIVATE
NOT HITHERTO PUBLISHED;
A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.
BY JARED SPARKS.
CHARLES TAPPAN, PUBLISHER.
ALSTON MY GATT.
Entered according to the act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, by HILLIARD, GRAY, AND Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY
FOLSOM, WELLS, AND THURSTON,
PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.
An Account of Negotiations in London for effecting a
Reconciliation between Great Britain and the
Vindication and Offer from Congress to Parliament
Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, proposed
Correspondence and Interview with Lord Howe
Protest against the Equality of Voting in Congress
Sketch of Propositions for a Peace.
A Dialogue between Britain, France, Spain, Holland, Sax-
A Catechism relative to the English National Debt
Passports for Moravian Vessels, and for Captain Cook
Supplement to the Boston Independent Chronicle
Public Addresses to Dr. Franklin, and his Answers
Proposals for Consideration in the Convention for forming
Speech in the Convention; on the Subject of Salaries
Speech in the Committee of the Convention; on the Pro-
Motion for Prayers in the Convention
Speech in the Convention, at the Conclusion of its Delib-
A Comparison of the Conduct of the ancient Jews and of
the Antifederalists in the United States of America 158
Queries and Remarks respecting Alterations in the Consti-
TO PETER COLLINSON. 28 March, 1747.
TO PETER COLLINSON. 11 July, 1747.
Wonderful Effects of Points. Positive and Nega-
tive Electricity. - Electrical Kiss. — Counterfeit
Spider. Simple and commodious Electrical Ma-
Observations on the Leyden Bottle, with Experi-
ments proving the different Electrical State of its
Farther Experiments confirming the preceding Ob-
servations. Leyden Bottle analyzed. — Electri-
cal Battery. Magical Picture. - Electrical Wheel
Observations and Suppositions towards forming a
new Hypothesis for explaining the several Phe-
TO PETER COLLINSON. 27 July, 1750.
Accumulation of the Electrical Fire proved to be
in the electrified Glass.-Effect of Lightning on
the Needle of Compasses explained. - Gunpow-
TO PETER COLLINSON. 29 July, 1750.
Introductory Letter to some additional Papers
Opinions and Conjectures concerning the Properties and
Effects of the Electrical Matter, and the Means of