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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.

By JARED SPARKS.

VOLUME X.

BOSTON:
CHARLES TAPPAN, PUBLISHER.

LOUISVILLE, KY.:
ALSTON MY GATT.

KF14870

HARVARD UNIVERSITY .LIBRARY

Entered according to the act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight

hundred and forty, by HilliARU GRAY, AND COMPANY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

CAMBRIDGE:
STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY
FOLSOM, WELLS, AND THURSTON,

PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.

To the President of Congress. 13 September, 1783..

Relations with Morocco. - Portugal. - English Ministers.

From David Hartley to B. Franklin. 24 September. .

Concerning a Treaty of Commerce with England.

To the President of Congress. 27 September. . .

Enclosing a Copy of the Definitive Treaty.

To Sir Edward Newenham. 2 October. . .

Dungannon Resolutions. — Trade between Ireland and

America.

To Thomas Brand Hollis. 5 October. . . .

Eulogium of Thomas Hollis.

From the Count de Bruhl to B. Franklin. 10 October. .

From Samuel Cooper to B. Franklin. 16 October. . .

Impost of Five per Cent agreed to by the Legislature of

Massachusetts.

To David Hartley. 16 October. . . . . .

To David Hartley. 22 October. . . . . .

To the President of Congress. 1 November. . . .

Financial Difficulties of France. - Sweden, Denmark, Por-

tugal.

From Giacomo F. Crocco to B. Franklin. 25 November.

From Sir Joseph Banks to B. Franklin. 28 November. .

Ascent of a Balloon.

To William Carmichael. 15 December. . . . .

Proposed Treaty with Morocco.

To Giacomo Francesco Crocco. 15 December. . .

To the President of Congress. 25 December.

American Commissioners. - Signing of the Definitive Trea-

ties. -- British Court. - American Constitutions published

in the French Language.- Treaties with European Pow-

ers. — Paul Jones.

To Robert Morris. 25 December. . . . .

Difficulty of meeting Drafts on the public Account. — Sala-

ries of the American Ministers in Europe. - Contingent

Expenses. — Taxation. — Nature of Property in Civil So-

ciety.— The Marquis de Lafayette.

From John Jay to B. Franklin. 26 December. . .

To Thomas Mifflin. 26 December. . . . . .

Dr. Franklin requests of Congress to be recalled from

France.

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