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Automaton Chess-Player, Kempel's BARTRAM, John, his account of a re-
mentioned, X. 23.

markable Aurora Borealis, VI. 211.
His character, VII.55, 88. Some par-
ticulars respecting him, 433. Of the

publication of his “ Travels and Obser-
BACHE, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, VIII. 195. vations," 446. His pension, 534.
His proficiency in his studies, 372, BASKERVILLE, John, account of his
375. Again mentioned, X. 3.

printing, VII. 212. Franklin's opin.
BACHE, RICHARD, marries Franklin's ion of his skill, 213.
daughter, VII. 350.

Bath, Earl of, his Letter to Two Great
Bache, Sarah, her exertions to sup. Men on the subject of Canada, alluded
ply the American troops with clothing, to, IV.I.
VIII. 528. See FRANKLIN, SARAH. Bathing, cold, not injurious, VI. 58.
Bache, Professor, his atteinpt to fix Bavaria, Electorate of, on establishing
the date of Franklin's observation rel. commercial relations between the
ative to northeast storins, referred to, United States and the, IX. 526, 543.
VI. 106.

BAXTER, ANDREW, his “Inquiry into
Bagatelle, by Franklin, II. 164.

the Nature of the Human Soul," VI.
Balloons, remarks on, VI.452. Those of 87. His doctrine examined, 88. His
Charles and Robert, and Montgolfier, book again referred to, 93.
453. On the invention of, X. 13. BEAUMARCHAIS, CARON DE, mentioned,
Ascent of one, 32. Of the means of VIII. 209. His contract for supplies
directing their course, 93. Improve- for the United States, 294. Of his
ments in constructing, 123. Intiated accounts, 385. His delay in settling
with inflammable air, 146. Danger his accounts, IX. 390. His Figaro
of ascending in, 187.

mentioned, X. 162. Advance of a
Balm, Captain, recommended by Frank- million of livres by the French Gov-
lin to Congress, VIII. 195.

ernment to, 287.
Baltimore, rapid growth of, VII. 519. BEAUMONT, his Reflexions d'un Etranger
BANCROFT, EDWARD, his account of désintéressé, alluded to, VII. 470.
Franklin's demeanor before the Privy BECCARIA, John BAPTIST, of his work
Council, IV. 453. And of bis dress on electricity, V. 355. Franklin's
when signing the treaty with France, view of it, 356. His experiment of
454. Mentioned, VIII. 266, IX. 525. the explosion of water, 393. Paper
Bank of the United States, its success, by, containing an account of electri.
X. 306.

cal experiments, 505. Notice of his
Banks, nature and utility of, II. 266. work on electricity, VII. 84.
Banks, Sir Joseph, VI. 342.

BECKFORD, allusion to his bill for pre-
Barbary Slntes, relations between the venting bribery at elections, VII. 384.
United States and the, alluded to, VIII. BECKWITH, General, his plan of join-
361, IX. 544.

ing the American army discouraged,
BARCLAY, DAVID, his conversation VIII. 348.
with Franklin on the subject of a Bedford Party, their hostility to the
reconciliation between the colonies Americans, VII. 467.
and Britain, V.8. Produces a plan of BELL, his account of the hospitality of
permanent union, 58.

the Daggestans, IV. 66.
BARCLAY, THOMAS, is admitted as consul Bells, superstitious notion respecting,
of the United States for France, IX. during thunder-storms, V. 422.
415.

Belton, Joseph, his contrivance for
Bari, John, account of, VI. 73.

destroying the vessels of an enemy,
BARIATINSKI, Prince, anecdote relating mentioned, VIII. 185.
to his visit to Franklin, IX. 285. Ilis Benefits, inotives with which they should
civilities to Franklin, 299.

be conferred, VII. 74.
Barometer, effect of air on the, VI. 222. BENEZET, ANTHONY, VIII. 16.

Remark on the changes of the, VII. BENTINCK, Captain, his experiment to
52.

show the efficacy of oil in stilling
Barrier Colonies, Pownall's plan for waves, VI. 365.
settling, III. 69.

Bergmann, Professor, his remarks on
BARROW, Mrs., her situation in New one of Franklin's electrical experi-
York, VIII. 200.

ments, V.513.
BARRY, John, Captain, his services to BERNARD), Francis, Governor, his of.
a Venetian vessel, IX.80. Mentioned, ficial communication to the Houses of
154. Requested to take goods to Assembly in Massachusetts, IV. 466.
America for the use of the troops, 159. His acknowledgment relative to the
180.

conduct of the Assembly after the re- Body, suggestion of the existence of
peal of the stamp act, 476. His pro imbibing pores in the human, VI. 233.
ceedings in regard to quartering the BOERHAAVE, his remark on the danger
troops, 491. Rejection of the petition of exposure to a draught of air, VI.
for his removal, 493. His conduct as 42.
Governor of Massachusetts, VII. 365. Book of Common Prayer, Franklin's
His proceeding in regard to a separ. abridgment of the, X. 207.
ation of the eastern townships from Books, description of an instrument
Massachusetts, VIII. 66.

for taking them from shelves, VI. 562.
BERNOUILLI, his suggestion of a moy. High price of, X. 161.
ing power for boats, VI. 478.

Boroughs, expediency of disfranchising
BERNSTORFF, his communication to the small English, li. 491.
Franklin on the seizure of American Boscovich, his account of a whirlwind
prizes in Norway, VIII. 433.

at Rome, VI. 149.
Bevax, SYLVANUS, his bust of William Boston, proceedings of the town of, in
Penn, VII. 190.

1772, IV.381. Vote of the inhabitants
Bible, Proposed New Version of the, II. of, relative to disorders, in 1765, 471.
166.

Seizure of a vessel of war and im-
Bills of Credit, their convenience and pressment of seamen in, 481. Petition
utility in commerce, II. 266. Of those to the Governor on this subject, 482.
issued upon landed security, 268. British troops sent to, and quartered
Bills of Exchange, American, correction in, 483. Its inhabitants summon a
of erroneous impressions respecting, convention of deputies from the other
IX. 55.

towns, 484. Massacre of the 5th of
BINGHAM, WILLIAM, his complaint of March, and removal of the troops
Franklin's refusing his drafts, VIII. from, 486. Address of the House of
460.

Lords to the King relative to proceed-
Bipontine Edition of the classics, men ings in, 489; and the King's reply,
tioned, IX. 126.

490. Narrative of the inhabitants of,
Birmingham, visit of Franklin to, VII. respecting the conduct of Governor

Bernard, 491. Arrival of the tea in,
Bishops, first consecration of in Ameri in 1773, 506. Deaths in, by inocula-
ca, II 116. Sketch of the trial of the tion, VÍ. 118. Resolutions adopted
seven, for libel, 298. On the appoint in, relative to non-importation and
ment of, for America, VII. 437. Or. manufactures, VII. 371.' Their effect
dination of American, X. 109.

in England, 376, 387. Arrival of for-
Blackbirds, effect of destroying, in New eign troops in, 418. Committee of,
England, VII. 67.

transmit a correspondence to Frank
Black Prince, privateer, exploits of the, lin, 459. Military preparations in, in
VIII. 3910, 402.

1774, VIII. 135.. General Gage's
Blackrie's Solvent, a remedy for the treachery in, 157.
stone, X. 163.

Boston Port-Bill, its objectionable char.
Blacks, plan for improving the condition acter, VIII. 128.
of the free, II. 513.

Boundaries of the United States, sugges-
BLACKWELL, John, his appointment tion respecting them as a condition of
and conduct as deputy Governor of peace, Ix. 129. See Peace.
Pennsylvania, III. 129. His address to Bounties, general expediency of, II.

the Assembly, 130. Their reply, 131. 402. Remarks respecting those on
BLOME, complains of an outrage by grain, 405.
American vessels on the coast of Nor. BOUQUET, HENRY, Colonel, his account
way, IX. 157.

of Franklin's services in the French
Blood, remarks on its motion in the war, VII. 260. Sketch of the military
heart, VI. 68. On the circulation of services of, 261.
the, 70. Conjecture as to the cause BOW DOIN, JAMES, account of, V. 255.
of its heat in healthy persons, 97. His observations on the crooked di-
Its use in respiration, VIII. 172. rection of lightning, 263. Objections
Board of Trade, reasons assigned in to the hypothesis, that the sea is the
their report, in favor of restraining the source of lightning, 268. His obser-
issues of paper money, II. 341. Those vation of the effect of lightning on
reasons erainined, 342. Their agency the compass, 277. His observations
in regard to the laws of Pennsylvania, on the electricity of the clouds, 279.
VII. 250.

His account of preparations made in
Boats, various modes suggested for Boston to observe the transit of Mer-
giving motion to, VI. 478.

cury, VI. 161. His theory with re-
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spect to the light in sea-water, 190. Busy-Body, written by Franklin, I. 84.
His remarks on the method of furnish. Origin of the, II. 13.
ing supplies to the Indians, VII. 78. Byles, MATHIER, his complimentary
Buros and Arrows, their utility in war, letter to Franklin, X. 303.

VIII. 170.
Boyle, on the exposure of the Russians
to the extremes of heat and cold,
VI. 59.

Cables of vessels, construction of, VI.
BRADDOCK, EDWARD, General, is aided 468.
by Franklin in procuring horses and CALEF, Captain, bis agency in regard
wagons for the army, 1. 184. His to the proposed separation of the east.
character, 189. Defects as a general, ern townships from Massachusetts,
190. His call on the Governor of VIII. 66.
Pennsylvania for supplies of provi. CALVET, PIERRE DU, his claims on the
sions under convoy, Ill. 357. His United States, X. 30.
letter requested of the Governor by Cambridge, Franklin visits the English
the Assembly, 358. His instructions University of, VII. 177.
quoted, relative to the Six Nations, CAMPOMANES, Count de, his character,
IV. 328.

X. 98. His laudable efforts to promote
BRADFORD, ANDREW, the printer, visit intelligence and industry in Spain,
ed by Franklin in Philadelphia, I. 35. 99. His remarks on Franklin's writ-
Becomes Publisher of the Weekly ings, 114. And discoveries, 115.
Mercury, the first newspaper printed Canada, sums voted by the Assembly
in Pennsylvania, II. 13.

of Pennsylvania for an expedition
BRAY, Tuomas, his benevolent charac against, III. 212. Interest of Great
ter, VII, 202.

Britain, considered in reference to the
Brescia, explosion of the powder-maga acquisition of, IV.1. Benefits which
zine at, alluded to, V. 432.

would result from the cession of, by
Breviate, Mr. Hartley's, laid before the France, 10. Its possession a sufficient
British ministers, IX. 216.

safeguard against the French and In-
Bribery, at elections in England, VII. dians, 11. Easily peopled, without
398.

draining England of her population,
BRIENNE, Archbishop of Toulouse, bis 48. Proposition for granting a free
character as a minister, X. 316.

government to, V. 21. Importance of,
Brillon, Madame de, VIII. 473. to England, VII. 193. Commissioners
British Army, their conduct in Ameri. to, appointed by Congress, VIII. 178.
ca, VIII. 422.

Offered by Great Britain to France,
BROGLIE, Prince de, introduced to to induce her to treat, IX. 210. Its
Washington, IX. 199. To Mr. Liv. surrender suggested by Franklin to
ingston, 201. To Robert Morris, 203. Mr. Oswald, 251.
Brotherly Love, Franklin's parable on, CANASSETEGÓ, an Indian chief, anecdote
II. 123.

of, II. 458.
Buchan, Earl of, inquires of Franklin Cancer, pokeweed a remedy for, V. 287.
respecting the expediency of emi. CANTON, JOHN, his experiment of draw.
gration from Scotland to the United ing the electric fuid from the clouds,
States, IX. 486.

V. 297. Experiments by Franklin in
BUFFON, M. de, his experiments in pursuance of those of, 346. Notice
electricity, V. 176. His complimentary of, VI. 256.
letter to Franklin, X. 312.

Cantoon Stone, its quality of absorbing
Burgh, his death' and character, IX. water, VI. 321.
231.

Cape Breton, humorous remarks on
Burgoyne, General, of his exchange the expedition against, VII. 16. Of
for Colonel Laurens, IX. 84.

the engineers employed against, 28.
BURKE, EDMUND, remarks on the Letter Capital Punishment, objections to the
to Two Great Men ascribed by soine infliction of, II. 479.
to, IV.1. Examination of the com- CARLETON, Sir Guy, General, his con-
mercial principles of the late negotia- duct at the evacuation of New York
tion between Great Britain and France by the British, 11. 504. His attempt
in 1761, attributed to, 2. His speeches to open a negotiation in the United
quoted, 262, 266. His kindness to States, IX. 222, 346, 348, 349. Com.
Mr. Laurens, IX. 84.

municates with Washington, 380.
BURNET, Governor, his controversy CARMARTHEN, Lord, complains of al.
with the Assembly of Massachusetts, leged defects of form in the ratification
I. 86.

of the treaty of peace, X. 95.

conduct of the Assembly after the re- Body, suggestion of the existence of
peal of the stamp act, 476. His pro imbibing pores in the human, VI. 233.
ceedings in regard to quartering the BOERHAAVE, his remark on the danger
troops, 491. Rejection of the petition of exposure to a draught of air, VI.
for his removal, 493. His conduct as 42.
Governor of Massachusetts, VII. 365. Book of Common Prayer, Franklin's
His proceeding in regard to a separ. abridgment of the, X. 207.
ation of the eastern townships from Books, description of an instrument
Massachusetts, VIII. 66.

for taking them from shelves, VI. 562.
BERKOUILLI, his suggestion of a moy. High price of, X. 161.
ing power for boats, VI. 478.

Boroughs, expediency of disfranchising
BERNSTORFF, his communication to the small English, 11. 491.
Franklin on the seizure of American Boscovich, his account of a whirlwind
prizes in Norway, VIII. 433.

at Rome, VI. 149.
BEVAN, SYLVANUS, his bust of William Boston, proceedings of the town of, in
Penn, VII. 190.

1772, IV.381. Vote of the inhabitants
Bible, Proposed New Version of the, II. of, relative to disorders, in 1765, 471.
166.

Seizure of a vessel of war and im-
Bills of Credit, their convenience and pressment of seamen in, 481. Petition
utility in commerce, II. 266. Of those to the Governor on this subject, 482.
issued upon landed security, 268. British troops sent to, and quartered
Bills of Exchange, American, correction in, 483. Iis inhabitants summon a
of erroneous impressions respecting, convention of deputies from the other
IX. 55.

towns, 484. Massacre of the 5th of
BINGHAM, WILLIAM, his complaint of March, and removal of the troops
Franklin's refusing his drafts, VIII. from, 486. Address of the House of
460.

Lords to the King relative to proceed-
Bipontine Edition of the classics, men. ings in, 489; and the King's reply,
tíoned, IX. 126.

490. Narrative of the inhabitants of,
Birmingham, visit of Franklin to, VII. respecting the conduct of Governor
180.

Bernard, 491. Arrival of the tea in,
Bishops, first consecration of in Ameri. in 1773, 506. Deaths in, by inocula-
ca, II. 116. Sketch of the trial of the tion, VÍ. 118. Resolutions adopted
seven, for libel, 298. On the appoint- in, relative to non-importation and
ment of, for America, VII. 437. Or manufactures, VII. 371.' Their effect
dination of American, X. 109.

in England, 376, 387. Arrival of for-
Blackbirds, effect of destroying, in New eign troops in, 418. Committee of,
England, VII. 67.

transmit a correspondence to Frank
Black Prince, privateer, exploits of the, lin, 459. Military preparations in, in
VIII. 390, 402.

1714, VIII. 135. " General Gage's
Blackrie's Soldent, a remedy for the treachery in, 157.
stone, X. 163.

Boston Port-Bill, its objectionable char.
Blacks, plan for improving the condition acter, VIII. 128.
of the free, 13. 513.

Boundaries of the United States, sugges-
BLACKWELL, John, his appointment tion respecting them as a condition of
and conduct as deputy Governor of peace, IX. 129. See Peace.
Pennsylvania, III. 129). His address to Bounties, general expediency of, II.
the Assembly, 130. Their reply, 131. 402. Remarks respecting those on
BLOME, complains of an outrage by grain, 405.
American vessels on the coast of Nor- BOUQUET, HENRY, Colonel, his account
way, IX. 157.

of Franklin's services in the French
Blood, remarks on its motion in the war, VII. 260. Sketch of the military
heart, VI. 6d. On the circulation of services of, 261.
the, 70. Conjecture as to the cause Bow DOIN, JAMES, account of, V. 255.
of its heat in healthy persons, 97. His observations on the crooked di-
Its use in respiration, vill. 172. rection of lightning, 263. Objections
Board of Trade, reasons assigned in to the hypothesis, that the sea is the
their report, in favor of restraining the source of lightning, 268. His obser-
issues of paper money, II. 341. Those vation of the effect of lightning on
reasons examined, 342. Their agency the compass, 277. His observations
in regard to the laws of Pennsylvania, on the electricity of the clouds, 279.
VII. 250.

His account of preparations made in
Boats, various modes suggested for Boston to observe the transit of Mer-
giving motion to, VI. 478.

cory, VI. 161. His theory with re-
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398.

spect to the light in sea-water, 190. Busy-Body, written by Franklin, I. 84.
His remarks on the method of furnish- Origin of the, II. 13.
ing supplies to the Indians, VII. 78. Byles, MATHER, his complimentary
Buros and Arrows, their utility in war, letter to Franklin, X. 303.

VIII. 170.
Boyle, on the exposure of the Russians

c.
to the extremes of heat and cold,
VI. 59.

Cables of vessels, construction of, VI.
BRADDOCK, EDWARD, General, is aided 468.
by Franklin in procuring horses and Caler, Captain, his agency in regard
wagons for the army, I. 184. His to the proposed separation of the east-
character, 189. Defects as a general, ern townships from Massachusetts,
190. His call on the Governor of VIII. 66.
Pennsylvania for supplies of provi- CALVET, PIERRE DU, his claims on the
sions under convoy, III. 357. His United States, X. 30.
letter requested of the Governor by Cambridge, Franklin visits the English
the Assembly, 358. His instructions University of, VII. 177.
quoted, relative to the Six Nations, CAMPOMANES, Count de, his character,
IV. 323.

X. 98. His laudable efforts to promote
BRADFORD, ANDREW, the printer, visit intelligence and industry in Spain,
ed by Franklin in Philadelphia, 1. 35. 99. Ais remarks ou Franklin's writ-
Becomes Publisher of the Weekly ings, 114. And discoveries, 115.
Mercury, the first newspaper printed Canada, sums voted by the Assembly
in Pennsylvania, II. 13.

of Pennsylvania for an expedition
BRAY, Thomas, his benevolent charac against, III. 212. Interest of Great
ter, VII. 202.

Britain, considered in reference to the
Brescia, explosion of the powder-maga acquisition of, IV. 1. Benefits which
zine at, alluded to, V. 432.

would result from the cession of. by
Breviate, Mr. Hartley's, laid before the France, 10. Its possession a sufficient
British ministers, IX. 216.

safeguard against the French and In-
Bribery, at elections in England, VII. dians, 11. Easily peopled, without

draining England of her population,
BRIENNE, Archbishop of Toulouse, his 48. Proposition for granting a free
character as a minister, X. 316.

government to, V. 21. Importance of,
BRILLON, Madame de, VIII. 473. to England, VII. 193. Commissioners
British Army, their conduct in Ameri. to, appointed by Congress, VIII. 178.
ca, VIII. 422.

Offered by Great Britain to France,
BROGLIE, Prince de, introduced to to induce her to treat, IX. 210. Its
Washington, IX. 199. To Mr. Liv. surrender suggested by Franklin to
ingston, 201. To Robert Morris, 203. Mr. Oswald, 251.
Brotherly Love, Franklin's parable on, CANASSETEGÓ, an Indian chief, anecdote
II. 123.

of, II. 458.
Buchan, Earl of, inquires of Franklin Cancer, pokeweed a remedy for, V. 287.
respecting the expediency of emi- CANTON, John, his experiment of draw.
gration from Scotland to the United ing the electric fuid from the clouds,
States, IX. 486.

V. 297. Experiments by Franklin in
BUFFON, M. de, his experiments in pursuance of those of, 346. Notice
electricity, V. 176. His complimentary of, VI. 256.
letter to Franklin, X. 312.

Cantoon Stone, its quality of absorbing
Burgh, his death and character, IX. water, VI. 321.
231.

Cape Breton, humorous remarks on
BURGOYNE, General, of his exchange the expedition against, VII. 16. Of
for Colonel Laurens, IX. 84.

the engineers employed against, 28.
BURKE, EDMUND, remarks on the Letter Capital Punishment, objections to the
to Two Great Men ascribed by some infliction of, II. 479.
to, IV.1. Examination of the com- CARLETON, Sir Guy, General, his con-
mercial principles of the late negotia- duct at the evacuation of New York
tion between Great Britain and France by the British, 11. 504. His attempt
in 1761, attributed to, 2. His speeches to open a negotiation in the United
quoted, 262, 266. His kindness to States, IX. 222, 346, 348, 349. Com-
Mr. Laurens, IX. 84.

municates with Washington, 380.
BURNET, Governor, his controversy CARMARTHEN, Lord, complains of al-
with the Assembly of Massachusetts, leged defects of form in the ratification
I. 86.

of the treaty of peace, X. 95.

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