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- * * PAGE Dr. Franklin to Governor Franklin, August 10, 1772. Lord Hillsborough—Refused admittance to him 329 to Joseph Galloway, esq. August 22, 1772. Lord Hillsborough's resignation—Lord Dartmouth succeeded him— Lord Rochford - - 332 to the same, Dec. 2, 1772. Lord Dartmouth— Court of Exchequer—The India Company—Duty on tea, &c. - - - - 333 - to Thomas Cushing, esq. Dec. 2, 1772. Petition * - from Massachusetts Bay—Reasons for delaying wo, the presenting it - - - - 335 - to the same, Jan. 5, 1773. Lord Dartmouth— American affairs—Great fall in India stock - 338 •w to Governor Franklin, Feb. 14, 1773. Affair of St. Vincent—Affairs of the India company owing - to the refusal of North America to take tea from England—Distress among the manufacturers - 341 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. March 9, 1773. Proceeding of the town of Boston—Gov. Hutchinson'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, 1773. The Bishop - of St. Asaph's sermon before the Society for pro- pagating the Gospel, favorable to America - 344 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, 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 to the same, July 7, 1773. Controversy with Gov. Hutchinson—First idea of an American congress—Dr. Franklin's justification of himself against the charge of neglect, as agent for Mas

sachusetts - - - * * - 351 to the same, July 7, 1773. Parliament prorogued —The king's answer to the American petitions —Proposed means of obtaining redress—General 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 America - 362

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Dr. Franklin to Dr. Cooper, (Boston) July 7, 1773. Go- C w vernor Hutchinson–His letters, &c. -

to Governor Franklin, July 14, 1773. Lord North,
... —met him at Lord Le Despencer's—Lord Dart-

mouth—Anecdote of Lord Hillsborough -
to Mr. Winthrop, (Boston) July 25, 1773 •
to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. July 25, 1773.

Printing of Gov. Hutchinson's letters to Dr. Cooper, July 25, 1773. Hutchinson's let

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to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. August 24, 1773.
Address of Massachusetts for the removal of their
Governor and Lieut. Governor - -
to Governor Franklin, Sept. 1, 1773. Resolutions
of the New England Townships—Project to
Jorm an union with Ireland—Hutchinson's let-
ter's - - ** - wo. -, *. -
to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. Sept. 12, 1773.
Project to avoid repealing the American tea-duty

—Pretended Prussian Edict , , , -, - 375

PRUSSIAN ED1ct, (enclosed in the foregoing letter)
to Governor Franklin, Oct. 6, 1773. The right of

the British parliament to make laws for America.

denied--Lord Mansfield's opinion of the pretended Prussian Edict—The reading of it at Lord Le Despencer's by Paul Whitehead ow-it to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. Nov. 1, 1773. Proposed accommodation with Great Britain— Petition for removing the Governors - .. to Joseph Galloway, esq. Nov. 3, 1773. “Supposed disposition to compose the differences with Amefrica - - , , - -, -, -, -, } . . "

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Petition for the removal of the Governors of Mas

between Mr.Temple and Mr. Wheatley, on account of Hutchinson's letters . . *:- -o to Governor Franklin, Jan. 5, 1774. Insinuations

... respecting. Mr. Galloway—Dr. Franklin's pro

sachusetts, presented by Lord Dartmouth–Duel.

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posed return to America—Mr. Temple's duel to the Printer of the Public Advertiser. On the rise and progress of the differences between Great Britain and her American colonies - -, to the Printer of the Public Advertiser - -

390 398

PAGE Dr. Franklin 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 assistance 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 France—Takes 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 Commerce—Treaty with France—Ame-
rican Commissioners—Anecdote of Lord Stormont,
the British ambassador in Paris–Spanish galleons

—English and French fleets at sea - - 416 to Dr. Cooper, Passy, April 22, 1779. On the depreciation of the American paper-money - 421

to the Hon. Josiah Quincy, esq. April 22, 1779. Character of the French nation—Censures 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 Jones—Rumor of peace, &c. - 431

to James Lovell, esq. March 16, 1780. The Mar-
quis de la Fayette—State of qfairs in England, &c. 433

- PAGE Dr. Franklinto Monsieur Dumas, June 5, 1780. Confederacy - of the Neutral Powers—Clinton'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, &c. - 4.38 Dr. Jebb to Dr. Franklin, London, Oct. 11, 1780. Proposal of a Federal Union between America and England—The British parliament, &c. - 440 Dr. Franklin to Samuel Huntington, esq. Passy, Dec. 30, 1780. Capture of Mr. Laurens—Confined in the

Tower of London, &c. - - - 445 to Count De Vergennes, Feb. 13, 1781. Ameriean

affairs - - - - - ib. to His Excellency John Adams, esq. May 19, 1781.

Duties on American exports, &c. - – 448 to the Rev. Dr. Cooper, May 25, 1781. New Constitution of Massachusetts—Maintenance of the

Clergy - - - - - 449 Note of Dr. Franklin's, to be communicated to Count De

Wergennes, July 6, 1781 - - - 450 Dr. Franklin to the Hon. Robert Morris, esq. July 26,

1781 - - - - - 4.52 to Dr. Ingenhausz, Oct. 2, 1781. Arnold's trea

chery, &c. - ib.

to His Excellency J. Adams, esq. Nov. 26, 1781.
Capitulation of Lord Cornwallis—General Greene 453
to Sir Edward Newenham, bart. Oct. 2, 1783.
Dungannon Resolutions—Trade between Ireland
and America – o – - - - 454
to the Hon. Robert Morris, Dec. 25, 1783. Remiss-
ness to pay taxes in America—The Marquis de la
Fayette, &c. - - - - 456
to B. Waughan, esq. March 1784. Reflections on the
American treaty with England–Making England
a free port - - - - 457
to David Hartley, esq. Jan. 7, 1784. Change in
Administration—Hereditary great officers of state,

&c. - - - - 459 to the Hon. John Jay, Passy, Feb. 8, 1785. Various Matter - - - - 460

to Baron Maseres, June 26, 1785. Results of the American contest—State of America—The loyalists—Confiscation of estates - - 461

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