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THE

WORKS

OF

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN;

CONTAINING

SEVERAL POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL TRACTS

NOT INCLUDED IN ANY FORMER EDITION,

AND

MANY LETTERS OFFICIAL AND PRIVATE

NOT HITHERTO PUBLISHED,

WITH

N O T ES

AND

A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.

BY JARED SPARKS.

VOLUME X.

REVISED EDITION

PHILADELPHIA:
CHILDS & PETERSON, 602 ARCII ST.

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY

Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1810, by

HILLIARD, GRAY & co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

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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.

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-

- 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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