The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Band 7

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Macmillan, 1906 - 453 Seiten

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To Jonathan Williams February 5 1777 21
286
Comparison of Great Britain and the United States in regard to the Basis of Credit in the Two Countries 1777
1
To the Committee of Secret Correspondence January
4
To Lord George Germain February 7 1777 22
7
To Mrs Thompson at Lille February 8 1777 23
8
To Mrs Mary Hewson January 12 1777
10
849 To George Washington August 1777
11
To John Hancock January 20 1777
12
To Thomas Morris January 26 1777
13
To Mrs Mary Hewson January 26 1777
15
Instructions to Captain Samuel Nicholson January 26 1777
16
The Sale of the Hessians From the Count de Schaumbergh to the Baron Hohendorf Commanding the Hessian Troops in America February 18 1777 27
18
? October 4 1777
19
To Richard Peters March 6 1777 30
21
Model of a Letter of Recommendation April 2 1777 36
22
To Mrs Thompson at Lille February 8 1777
25
To Viscount de Ponté de Lima April 26 1777 45
26
The Sale of the Hessians From the Count de Schaumbergh to the Baron Hohendorf Commanding the Hessian Troops in America February 18 1777
27
To Richard Peters March 6 1777
30
To Arthur Lee March 21 1777
37
To M Lith April 6 1777
39
To Conde dAranda April 7 1777
40
To C Rybot April 9 1777
41
To Richard Bache April 14 1777
43
To Viscount de Ponté de Lima April 26 1777
45
To Jan Ingenhousz April 26 1777
49
To Samuel Cooper May 1 1777
55
To George Washington August 1777
63
To ? October 4 1777
67
To David Hartley October 14 1777
73
To Major Thornton December 11 1777
74
To a Friend 1777
81
A Dialogue between Britain France Spain Holland Saxony and America ? 1777
82
864 A Catechism relating to the English National Debt 1777
86
To Jan Ingenhousz ? 1777
89
23
92
27
93
31
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36
96
To Ralph Izard January 29 1778
97
To James Hutton June 23 1778
99
To Thomas Cushing February 27 1778
111
To William Lee March 2 1778
117
To Arthur Lee February 23 1778
121
To Ralph Izard March 30 1778
123
To Arthur Lee February 23 1778
128
To Georgelin Du Cosquer June 11 1778
160
To Captain Sainneville June 23 1778
163
To Ferdinand Grand July 3 1778
173
July 24 1778
181
To Chevalier de Champigny July 24 1778
183
To John Paul Jones September 6 1778
187
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To David Hartley June 16 1778
193
To Comte de Vergennes October 22 1778
194
To David Hartley October 26 1778
195
To M Baron November 20 1778
201
To M Baron November 20 1778
203
To Conrad Alexandre Gérard de Rayneval February 25
204
The Ephemera ? 1778
207
To Arthur Lee January 3 1779
215
To Messrs Lloyd and others January 26 1779
223
From David Hartley to Benjamin Franklin January 23 1779
225
255
255
38
264
To Captain Peter Landais April 8 1779
281
79
286
To M de Sartine April 18 1779
287
To John Adams April 24 1779
295
To Thomas Viny May 4 1779
301
To David Hartley May 4 1779
309
To MajorGeneral John Beckwith May 17 1779
315
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320
To Sir Edward Newenham May 27 1779
331
To Charles Carroll of Carrollton June 2 1779
337
To Richard Bache June 2 1779
343
To Francis Hopkinson June 4 1779
350
To the Council of Massachusetts Bay June 4 1779
353
To Alexander Gillon July 5 1779
362
To James Lovell September 30 1779
378
To Mrs Elizabeth Partridge October 11 1779
393
To John Paul Jones October 15 1779
395
To James Lovell October 17 1779
401
To Samuel Cooper October 27 1779
407
NO PAGR 1057 To Benjamin Vaughan November 9 1779
410
The Whistle November 10 1779
414
To Giambatista Beccaria November 19 1779
417
To Captain Conyngham November 22 1779
418
To John Paul Jones December 6 1779
419
To Andres Peder Count Bernstorff December 22 1779
420
To Joshua Johnson December 29 1779
424
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Seite 429 - Now there was a day when the sons of GOD came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them. And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou ? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
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Seite 411 - I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. 1 then came home, and went whistling all over the house, much pleased with my whistle, but disturbing all the family. My brothers, and sisters, and cousins, understanding the bargain I had made, told me I had given four times as much for it as it was worth.
Seite 410 - I approve much of your conclusion, that, in the mean time, we should draw all the good we can from this world. In my opinion, we might all draw more good from it than we do, and suffer less evil, if we would take care not to give too much for whistles.
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Seite 410 - Wednesday and one for Saturday. This is again Wednesday. I do not deserve one for today, because I have not answered the former. But indolent as I am, and averse to writing, the fear of having no more of your pleasing epistles, if I do not contribute to the correspondence, obliges me to take up my pen ; and as Mr. B. has kindly sent me word, that he sets out to-morrow to see you, instead of spending this Wednesday evening as I have done its name-sakes, in your delightful company, I sit down to spend...
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