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government in PennsylvaniaFarce acted in

parliament respecting the mayor and aldermen of

OxfordBorough jobbing Mr. Beckford's

bill to prevent bribery and corruption—Sarcastic

reply to Mr. Thurlow, who opposed it - 299

Dr. Franklin to Thomas Wharton, esq. Philadelphia; Lon-

don, Feb. 20, 1768. Conversation with Mr. Se-

cretary Conway, relative to his resignation, and

to American affairsBoston proceedings - 303

to Governor Franklin, March 13, 1768. Lord

HillsboroughThe Farmer's lettersAmerican

manufactures—New elections in England '- 305

to the Committee of Correspondence, Pennsylvania,

March 13, 1768. Affair of the boundary line

with the IndiansGeneral Gage Governor

Penn - 309

to Joseph Galloway, esq. March 13, 1768. Lord

Hillsborough.The old parliament goneFirst

instance of bribery in Queen Elizabeth's time,

monstrously risen since - - - 311

to the Committee of Correspondence, Pennsylvania,

April 16,1768. Repeal of the duty actChange

of governmentLegal tender of paper money - 312

to Governor Franklin, April 16, 1768. New par-

liamentary electionsWilkes's election for Mid-

dlesexIlluminations on that occasion - 313

to Mr. Ross, May 14, 1768. Disorders on the Ame-

rican frontiersState of the Capital of England

on account of WilkesSending a Bishop to

America - - - - 315

to Joseph Galloway, esq. May 14, 1768. Great

disorders in London occasioned by Wilkes's party 316

to Governor Franklin, July 2, 1768. The Duke of

GraftonMr. Secretary CooperLord North

Mr. Todd, secretary of the post-officeLord

Clare - - - - 318

to Joseph Galloway, esq. July 2, 1768. Removal

of Lord ClareReturn of Lord Hillsborough

Other changes in administration—Combination

in AmericaWilkes's outlawry reversed - 323

to * * *, London, Nov. 28, 1768 - - 325

to Monsieur Dubourg, Oct. 2, 1770. Great Bri-

tain no right to tax the North American colonies 326

to Gov. Franklin, Aug. 17, 1772. Removal of Lord

Hillsborough—Succeeded by Lord Dartmouth - 327
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Dr. Franklin to Governor Franklin, August 1.9, 1772.

Lord HillsboroughRefused admittance to him 329

to Joseph Galloway, esq. August 22, 1772. Lord
Hillsborough's resignation—Lord Dartmouth

. i.: - succeeded him— Lord Rochford - - 332

to the same, Dec. '2, 1772. Lord Dartmouth

Court of Exchequer—The India CompanyDu-

ty on tea, Sec. -• - - - 333

- to Thomas Crushing, esq. Dec. 2, 1772. Petition

. from Massachusetts BayReasons for delaying

. tlie presenting it - - - - 335

. to the same, Jan. 5, 1773. Lord Dartmouth

American affairsGreat fall in India stock - 338

M> to Governor Franklin, Feli. 14, 1773. Affair of

St. VincentAffairs of the India company owing

to the refusal of North America to take tea from

EnglandDistress among the manufacturers - 341

to the Hon. Thomas Cushiug, esq. March 9, 1773.
Proceeding of the town of BostonGov. Hutch-

. - inson's speech - - - - 342

to the same, April 3, 1773. Lord Dartmouth's wish

to heal the breach between Great Britain and

America - - . - .' - - 343

to Governor Franklin, April 6, 1778. The Bishop

of St. Asaph's sermon before the Society for pro-

. - pagating the Gospel, favorable to America - 344

to the Hon. Thomas Gushing, esq. May 6, 1773.

Gov. Hutchinson's speech Conversation with

Lord Dartmouth respecting the same - 345

- to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. June 2, 1773.

Petition to the king, and his answer - - 349

to the same, June 4, 1773. American duty on tea 350

i to the same, July 7, 1773. Controversy with Gov.

HutchinsonFirst idea of an American con-

gressDr. Franklin's justification of himself

against the charge of neglect, as agent for Mas-

sachusetts - - - I - 351

to the same, July J, 1773. Parliament prorogued

The king's answer to the American petitions

Proposed means of obtaining redressGeneral

sentiments of the people in England respecting

America— Captain Calif—Sir Francis Bernard's

project ..... 355

to the Rev. Dr. Mather• (Boston) July 7, 1773.

Remarks on the proceedings against Amerita - 362.

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Dr. FrankKn to the Printer of the Public Advertiser, under

the signature of "A Londoner." On American

Politics - - - . - 399

to Dr. Priestley, Philadelphia, May 16, 1775. State

of America on Dr. Franklin's arrival there - 403

to the same, July 7, 1775. Conciliation hopeless

from the conduct of Great Britain to America - 404

to the same, Oct. 3, 1775. Account of the first Cam-

paign made by the British Forces in America - 406

to Dr. Price, or David Hartley, esq. Oct. 3, 1775.

Situation of affairs between Great Britain and

America .----- 407

to M. Dumas, in Holland, Dec. 9, 1775. Urging

him to sound the several Courts of Europe, by means

of their Ambassadors at the Hague, as to any assist-

ance they may be disposed to afford America in her

struggle for independence ... 408

to John Hancock, esq. President of Congress,

Nantes, Oct. 8, 1776. Account of Dr. Franklin's

Voyage to FranceTakes two prizes - - 412

to the Secret Committee of Congress, Dec. 8, 1776.

Same subject as the preceding - - 414

to the same, Paris, Jan. 4, 1777 - * - 415

to James Lovell, esq. Passy, July 22, 1778. Obser-

vations on CommerceTreaty with FranceAme-

rican CommissionersAnecdote of Lord Stormont,

the British ambassador in ParisSpanish galleons

English and French fleets at sea - - 4l6

to Dr. Cooper, Passy, April 22, 1779- On the de-

preciation of the American paper-money - 421

to the Hon. Josiah Quincy, esq. April 22, 1779-

Character of the French nationCensures the

people of America - 423

to the Marquis de la Fayette, at Havre-de-Grace,

Passy, August 19, 1779 * -• -425

to the same, August 24, 1779, (with the Sword

ordered by Congress) ... 426

The Marquis de la Fayette to Dr. Franklin, in reply, Aug.

29, 1779 427

Dr. Franklin to John Jay, esq. President of Congress,

Passy, Oct. 4, 1779- Various matter - - 428

to Dr. Cooper, Oct. 27, 1779. American Privateers

Commodore JonesRumor of peace, fyc. - 431

to James Lovell, esq. March \6, 1780. The Mar-

quis de la Fayette—State of affairs in England, ^-c. 433

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Dr. Franklin to Monsieur Dumas, June 5,1780. Confederacy

of the Neutral PowersClinton's letter - 434

'to an Agent of American Cruisers, Passy, May 30,

1780 - - - - - 437

to Dr. Ruston, (London,) Passy, Oct. 9, 1780.

American finance and paper-money, fyc. - 438

Dr. Jebb to Dr. Franklin, London, Oct. 11, 1780. Pro-

posal of a Federal Union between America and

EnglandThe British parliament, fyc. - 440

Dr. Franklin to Samuel Huntington, esq. Passy, Dec. 30,

1780. Capture of Mr. LaurensConfined in the

Tower of London, SfC - - - 445

to Count De Vergennes, Feb. 13, 1781. American

affairs - - - - - ib.

to His Excellency John Adams, esq. May 19, 1781.

Duties on American exports, Spc. - - 448

to the Rev. Dr. Cooper, May 25, 1781. New Con-

stitution of MassachusettsMaintenance of the

Clergy .... - 440,

Note of Dr. Franklin's, to be communicated to Count De

Vergennes, July 6, 1781 ... 450

Dr. Franklin to the Hon. Robert Morris, esq. July 26,

1781 - - - - - 452
to Dr. Ingenhausz, Oct. 2, 1781. Arnold's trea-
chery, df-c. - - - - - ib.

to His Excellency J. Adams, esq. Nov. 26, 1781.

Capitulation of Lord CornwallisGeneral Greene 453

to Sir Edward Newenham, bart. Oct. 2, 1783.

Dungannon ResolutionsTrade between Ireland

and America' - - 454

to the Hon. Robert Morris, Dec. 25, 1783. Remiss-

ness to pay taxes in AmericaThe Marquis de la

Fayette, SfC - 456

to B. Vaughan, esq. March 1784. Reflections on the

American treaty with EnglandMaking England

a free port .... 457

to David Hartley, esq. Jan. 7, 1784. Change in

AdministrationHereditary great officers of state,

Sfc. ..... 450.

to the Hon. John Jay, Passy, Feb. 8,1785. Various

matter ..... 460

to Baron Maseres, June 26, 1785. Results of the

American contestState of AmericaThe loy-

alistsConfiscation of estates - - 461

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