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LAURENS, HENRY, to the House of Commons, 7 December, 1781, VIII. 517
LEE, ARTHUR, to Samuel Adams, . * 10 June, 1771, VIII. 57
to Richard Henry Lee, . . * 18 September, 1769,

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to Samuel Adams, . . . * 4 October,
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to J. J. Pringle, . . . * 3 August, 1779,

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Penn, Thomas and RICHARD, to the As-

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PENNSYLVANIA, ASSEMBLY OF, to Thomas

Penn and Richard Penn, 6 June, 1751,
Peters, R., to John and Richard Penn, 20 November, 1747,
Price, Richard, to the American Coin-

missioners, . . . . * 18 January, 1779,
Priestley, Joseph, to the Editor of the

Monthly Magazine, . . * 10 November, 1802,
Pringle, John J., lo Ralph Izard, . * 26 April, 1778,
PRINGLE, Sir John, to Alexander Small, 25 - 1780,

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Quincy, EDMUND, to Thomas Hollis, . * 25 July, 1766,

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RITTENHOUSE, David, to - , . 12 December, 1787,
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VERNON, CHARLES, lo Sir Grey Cooper, 27 November, 1780, VIII.

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WASHINGTON, GEORGE, to Bryan Fairfax, * 20 July, 1774, VII. 373
Watson, W., to the Royal Society, 21 December, 1752, V. 296

No. V.

GENERAL INDEX.

A.

ADAMS, SAMUEL, his character, and his

opinion of Franklin, VIII. 99.
Abridgment of the Book of Common Address of the Assembly of Pennsylva.
Prayer, made in part by Franklin, X. nia to Dr. Franklin, on his return from
207, 208.

France, V. 137. Of the American
Absorption, remarks on, VI. 65. Wheth- Philosophical Society, 138. Of the
er it is in progress at the same time University of Pennsylvania, 140.
with perspiration, 66.

Address to the Public, from the Penn-
Academy, observations relative to the sylvania society for promoting the
intentions of the original founders of abolition of slavery, and the relief of
the Philadelphia, II. 133. Subscrip- free negroes unlawfully held in bond-
tions for an, in Philadelphia, VI. 108. age, 11. 515.
Remarks respecting the Philadelphia, Afliction, just mode of considering, VII.
VII. 51. Interest taken by Franklin 58.
in it, 63. Remarks concerning it, 80. Africans, anecdote illustrating the honor
Account of the Court of the Press, II. of, IV. 69.
508.

Agents of Colonies, their little utility,
Account of the Negotiations in London VIII. 7.
for effecting a Reconciliation between Agricola, distinction made by, of the
Great Britain and her Colonies, cir- various kinds of earthquakes, VI. 9.
cumstances under which it was writ- Agriculture, its prosperity after the Rev.
ten, V.1.

olution, Il. 462. Importance of teach-
Account of the newly-indented Pennsyl. ing it in colleges, VII. 45. Value of
vania Fireplace. Its invention describ. oxen and horses in, 434. An honor.
ed, VI. 34.

able employment, 552.
Adams, Joux, his remarks quoted in Aids to the Crouon common mode of

reference to Franklin's correspondence granting in the Colonies, IV. 194, 243.
with Governor Shirley, III. 64. His Air, importance of fresh, during sleep,
letter to Dr. Hosack, relative to the II. 172. Its effect, in electrical experi.
Hutchinson Letters, IV. 443. Is ap. ments, V. 201. Whether it may not give
pointed by Congress to confer with and receive electrical fire to and from
Lord Howe, V. 97. His opinion ex clouds and vapors passing through it,
pressed to Arthur Lee, in regard to the 337. Reasons for believing that it has
intercourse of the American commis. its share of electricity, 369. How the
sioners, VIII. 262. His view of the electricity at different heights may be
disposition of the French court, 3:24. determined, 370. Other circumstances
His erroneous view of the feeling in relating to its electricity, 307. Ob.
America towards France, 479. His servations on the same subject, 405.
correspondence displeasing to the May be the cause of earthquakes, VI.
French court, 487. His account of 2. Some of its properties, 36. Colds
the difficulty of procuring a loan in produced by the powerful draught of,
Holland, IX. 19. Is appointed one 40. Observations respecting its quali-
of the commissioners for negotiating ties, 127. Substances which it attracts
peace, 82. His account of De Neuf and supports, 130. Mr. Todd's ob-
ville's scheme of a loan, 106. His jections to Franklin's theory relative
interview with Mr. Digges on the sub. to the attraction between water and,
ject of negotiations for peace, 186. 171. Mephitic quality communicated
His conversation with Mr. Laurens by respiration to the, 308. Priestley's
respecting the views of the British experiments upon, 344. Obtained
ministry, and the basis of peace, 256. from metals, 315. Noxious, restored
His distrust of the French court, 534. by sprigs of 'mint, 347. Properties of
His comment on the accusation against the nitrous, 317. Effect of cold, in
Franklin relative to the fisheries, X 12. diseases, 386. Moist, not unhealthy,
Sends to Franklin a copy of his work 402. Priestley's experiments on, 404.
on the American Constitutions, 284. On alkaline, 409. Effect of vegeta-

tion on noxious, 414. Experiment

showing its rarefaction by heat, 507.
Want of, a frequent cause of smoky
chimneys, 509. Moistness of the, not
productive of disease, 526. Fixed,
obtained from metals, VIII. 172
Air bath, mode of enjoying an, VI. 294.
Air pump, remarks on Smealon's, VI.

188.
dir thermometer, Franklin's construc.
tion of an electrical, V.371. Remarks
on the, 389.
ALEMBERT, D', his translation of a
Latin verse, applied by Turgot to
Franklin, VIII. 537.
ALEXANDER, JAMES, his remarks on
Franklin's “ Hints towards a Scheme
of Union of the Colonies," III. 28. His
suggestion of an experiment to meas-
ure the time taken up by an electric
spark in moving through any given
space, V. 315. Franklin's comment
thereon, 317.
ALEXANDER, William, bis certificate
respecting Franklin's interview with
Mr. Pulteney, VIII. 447. His inter-
view with Mr. Hartley, relative to ne
gotiations for peace, IX. 119. His ex-
planation relative to the willingness
of the American commissioners to
treat without the assent of France,
153.
Algerines, their attempt to seize Ameri-
can vessels, IX. 506. Unfounded ru-
mor of the capture of Franklin by,

X. 230.
Alison, Francis, VII. 63, 88.
Alkaline Air, Priestley's experiments

on, VI. 409.
ALLEN, William, Chief Justice, VII.

272.
Alliance, employment of the frigate,
VIII. 352. of prizes taken by the
400. Mutiny on board the, IX. 13.
Alphabet, scheme of a new, VI. 295.
Table of such an, 296. Remarks on
the table, 298. Various examples of
the scheme, 300. Of a reform of the
X. 261.
Amber, electrical experiments on, V.

403. Its explosion by electricity, 401.
AMBRUSTER, ANTHONY, VII. 169.
America, frugal mode of living in, II.
428. Future prospects of the pecu-
niary ability of, 430. Its character
abroad, relative to the payment of
debts, 432. Remarks on ihe internal
state of, 461. Ironical examination of
the question respecting payment of
the debts of, to British merchants, 499,
Popularity of taxing, in England, VII.
352. As to the discovery of, before
Columbus, VIII. 69. See United

States.
American Colonies, Plan of Union of the,

(II. 23. On the direct taxation of the,
without their consent, 58. Sums which
they pay the mother country, 62. On
their representation in Parliament, 64.
Nature of the government of the, 97.
On the probability and the effect of
their union with the mother country.
IV. 156. Their efforts in conducting
the wars with the French and Indians,
157. Of the British claim of taxing
the, 158. Their disposition towards
Great Britain prior to 1763, and since,
109. Their views relative to the pow-
er of Parliament to legislate for them,
J69. Their capacities for manufactur-
ing, 175. Their readiness to grant
aids to the crown, 193. Their early
system of laws, 217. Extent of the
power of Parliament over them, 218.
Or their representation in Parliament,
220. Policy of Great Britain relative
to trade with them, 225. Mode in
which their aids to the crown have
been granted, 243. On restrictions
imposed on their manufacturing, 251.
Cause of their non-consumption agree-
ments, 253. A repeal of duties not
likely to satisfy them, 262. System
of law brought hither by the settlers,
271. Readiness with which they bave
contributed for the common welfare.
285. Disregard of their rights by
Parliament, 286. British policy rela-
tive to their establishment, 307. Ad-
vantage of establishing, upon the sea-
coast, 312. Difficulty in inducing the
inhabitants of the middle, to emigrate
to the north or south, 360. of the
King's right to quarter troops in the,
V. 18. Franklin's proposition relative
to granting money to the crown, as a
basis of compromise, 20. Not settled
at the expense of Great Britain, 84.
Nor protected by her, 86. As to the
charge, that they refuse to contribute
for their own protection, 88. On the
equality of voting in Congress, 109.
Proceedings of Rhode Island in regard
to the plan of Parliament to tax the,
VII. 264. Plan of their union with
Great Britain, 329. Encroachment of
Parliament on their rights, 477. Of
the right of Great Britain to tax them,
487. Their independence predicted,
522. Their security lies in their in-
creasing strength, VIII. 31. Sugges-
tions as to their mode of procuring
redress, 62. Plan for their immediate
union with Great Britain, 146. Their
situation at the close of 1775, 165.
Popularity of their cause in Europe,
213. Recommended to them by Con.
gress to constitute governments, 184.
See Plan of Union of the Colonies.

Annerican Medical and Philosophical strument described, 246. Directions
Register, some account of the, VI. 18. for drawing out its tones, 353.
American Philosophical Miscellany, ARMSTRONG, his suggestions respect-
Franklin's scheme of publishing an, 'ing fresh air in fevers, VI. 314.
VI. 72.

Army, American, their inadequate sup-
American Philosophical Society, account ply of military stores, VIII. 198. Their
of the, I. 576, Il. 9. Its address to operations early in 1777, 206. Of sup-
Franklin, on his return from France, plies of arms and clothing for the, from
V. 135. First suggested by Franklin, the French court, 422. Their dis-
and its plan, as proposed by him, VI. tressed condition, 535. Their con-
14. Its condition and purposes, 15. dition in 1782, IX. 413.
How formed, 28. Its establishment Army, British, their conduct in Ameri-
alluded to, VII. 455. Efforts of Frank- ca, VIII. 416.
lin to animate it, X. 90. Count de Army, French, in America, suggestion
Cainpomanes's notice of its Transac- that they be furnished with provisions
tions, 308.

there, VIII. 521.
AMONTONs, his discourse relative to air, ARNOLD, Benedict, curious impres-

as the cause of earthquakes, VI. 7. sions respecting his personal history,
Anchor, suggestion of a swimming, for VIII. 304. His treachery, IX. 30.
vessels, VI. 481. How constructed, Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams, II.
483.

171.
Animal Magnetism, its efficacy doubted, Art of Virtue, Franklin's plan of pre-

X. 75. Commission in Paris to exam paring a work entitled, I. 115. Ex-
ine the subject, 76.

plained, VII. 197. Alluded to, 232.
Anstey, mentioned, X. 276.

Articles of Confederation and Perpetual
Anthony Afteruit, letter from, II. 532. Union, proposed in General Congress,
Anti-Federalists, their conduct compar. origin of the, and difference from the
ed with that of the ancient Jews, V. plan finally adopted, V. 91. Mode of
158.

election under, and the powers and
Antigua, description of a water-spout duty of Congress, 92. How to be

at. VI. 143. Salubrity of, VII. 59. ratified, 95.
Apologue by Franklin, II. 168. An- ARUNDEL, VINI, 169.

other, showing the conduct of man- Asbestos, a purse made of, VII. 1.
kind towards one another, IX. 226. Asgill, Captain, his case alluded to;
Appalachian Mountains, discovery of justice of the proceedings against him,
sea shells in the, VI. 81.

IX. 375.
Apparatus, construction of a portable, Assembly of Massachusetts. See Mas.
to demonstrate Franklin's principles sachusetts.
of electricity, V. 446. Mode of using Atlantic Ocean, conjecture as to the
it, 447.

cause why westward voyages across
Apprentices, general conduct of, VII. the, are longer than the eastward, VI.

the, are longer than the
12.

74. This to be attributed to the preva-
Arabian Tale, II. 193.

lence of westerly winds, 77.
Arabs, their treatment of prisoners of Attraction, of the law of, between dif.
war, IV. 66.

ferent quantities of the electric fluid,
ARANDA, Count d', interview of the V. 386."
American commissioners with, VIII. AUBERTEUIL, HILLIARD D', his History
194. Remarks addressed to, on the of the American Revolution mention-
proposition of the United States in re- ed, IX. 444.
gard to Spain, 212. His interview Aurora Borealis, V. 219. Suggestion
with Franklin and Jay, respecting a respecting its cause, 284. Whether it
treaty with Spain, IX. 350.

may not be the flashing of electrical fire
Arcana Imperii, remarks on a work en- froin positive towards negative clouds,
titled, VIII. 283.

337. Suppositions and hints towards
ARENDT, Baron d', recommended to forming a hypothesis to explain the,

the President of Congress, VIII, 455. Vl. 417. Paper by Franklin on the,
ARISTOTLE, his distinction of the differ- mentioned, VIII. 327.

ent kinds of earthquakes, VI. 9. Austria, offers to mediate between the
Armed Neutrality, its origin, VIII. 463, belligerents. Her offer declined by
466. Completed and proclaimed, 490. France, IX. 3. Declined by England,
Armonica, an ode composed by Metasta. 89. Her willingness to acknowledge
sio, and expressly designed to be ac. the independence of the United States,
companied by the, I. 205. Account of 501. of a commercial treaty with,
the origin of thre, vi. 245. The in. X. 118, 142.

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