Introductory Letter to some additional Papers 237
Opinions and Conjectures concerning the Pro-
Grievances of Pennsylvania
perties and Effects of electrical Matter, &c. 258
Dedication to Arthur Onslow
vii. Additional Experiments with the Leyden Bottle 266
Introduction to the History
Accumulation of the electrical Fire in the elec-
Review of the Constitution and Government of tritied Glass.-Etfect of Lightning explained,
Appendix; containing sundry original Papers, Unlimited Nature of the electric Force
relative to the several Points of Controversy of the Terms, electric per se and non-electrie.
between the Governors and Assemblies of
-Relation between Metals and Water, &c. 268
An Experiment towards discovering more of the
qualities of the electrical Fluid
HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL BEFORE
Mistake, that only Metal and Water were con-
ductors, rectified, &c.
176 Difference in the Electrcity of a Globe of Glass
I. Reasons and Motives on which the Plan of charged, and a Globe of Sulphur, and the pro-
Union was formed
bable Course of their different Attractions and
II. Reasons against partial Unions
177 Repulsions, &c.
III. Plan of a proposed Union of the several Electrical Experiment made at Marly
Colonies of Massachusett's Bay, New Hamp Letter of W. Watson concerning electrical Ex.
shire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York,
perinents upon Thunder-clouds
New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Remarks on the Abbe Nollet's Letters, by David
and South Carolina
Curious Instance of the Efiect of Oil on Water
I. Letter to Governor Shirley, concerning the
Rev. Mr. Farish to Dr. Brownrigg
Imposition of direct Taxes upon the Colo Dr. Franklin to Dr. Brownrigg
nies, without their consent
184 Mr. Tengnagel to Count Bentinck
II. Letter to the same; concerning direct The electrical Kite
Taxes in the Colonies imposed without con-
Size of Rods for Conductors to Buildings.---De.
sent, indirect Taxes, and the Albany Plan scription of a Thunder-cloud
184 of the positive and negative State of Electricity
III. Letter on the Subject of uniting the Co.
in the Clouds
lonies more intimately with Great Britain, Electrical Experiments
by Representatives in Parliament
186 Experiments made in pursuance of those made
The Canada Pamphlet: -
by Mr. Canton; with explanations, by B.
The Interest of Great Britain considered, with
regard to her Colonies and the Acquisitions Turkey killed by Electricity
of Canada and Guadaloupe
190 Dr. Franklin to Dr. Lining on electrical Matters 294
Plain Truth; or, Serious Considerations on the Beccaria's Work on Electricity, &c.
present State of the City of Philadelphia, and Dr. Franklin to Peter Collinson
Province of Pennsylvania. By a Tradesman Mr. Bowdoin to Dr. Franklin concerning Light.
A Comparison of the Conduct of the ancient Answer to the same, by Dr. Franklin
Jews, and of the Anti-federalists in the United Mr. Bowdoin to Dr. Franklin on the Effect of
States of America
211 Lightning on Capi. Waddell's Compass, &c. 301
The Internal State of America; being a true of the Electric Spark, -Time taken up by
Description of the Interest and Policy of that Answer to the foregoing
212 Mr. Kindersley to Dr. Franklin.--
Settlement on Ohio; Report of Lords Commis. on boiling Water, &c.
sioners for Trade and Plantations, concerning Answer to the foregoing
a Grant of Lands on the river Ohio, in North Effects of Lightning in Carolina
214 Remarks by Dr. Franklin
Appendix, No. I. Proclamation by the King 238 On the Electricity of the Tourmalin
Appendix. No. II. Slate of the King's Quit-rents Professor Winthrop to Dr. Franklin, relating to
in North America
240 Electricity in the Atmosphere
Comparison of Great Britain and America as to A. Small, of London, to Dr. Franklin
Credit, in 1777
241 Best Method of securing a Powder Magazine
Professor Winthrop to Dr. Franklin.-Electrical
Essays and Correspondence.
Angwer to the above
Electricity.-Wonderful Effect of Points.-Posi. Opinions and Observations concerning the uti.
tive and negative Electricity.--Electrical Kiss. lity of long pointed Rods
--Counterfeit Spider.-Simple and commo. On the utility of electrical Conductors
dious electrical Machine
944 On the Effects of Electricity in paralytic cases 324
Observations on the Leyden Bottle, with Expe Electrical Experiments on Amber
246 On the Electricity of the Fogs in Ireland
Farther Experiments.- Leyden Bottle analyzed. The Shock from the Surinam Eel, or the Torpe.
-Electrical Battery.-Magical Picture.-Elec.
trical Wheel or Jack.-Electrical Feast 249 On the Analogy between Magnetism and Elec-
Observations and Suppositions respecting Thun. tricity
254 | Mode of rendering Meat tender by Electricity 327