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Dr. Franklin to Dr. Cooper, (Boston) July 7, 1773... Go 1 14.4 1 vernor. Hutchinson His letters, &c.

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

mouth - Anecdote of Lord Hillsburough - 365 to Mr. Winthrop, (Boston) July 25, 1773 • 368 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. July 25, 1773. Printing of Gov. Hutchinson's letters

369 to Dr. Cooper, July 25, 1773. Hutchinson's letters

370 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. August 24, 1773.

Address of Massachusetts for the removal of their
Governor and Lieut. Governor

371 to vernor Franklin, Sept. 1, 1773. Resolutions

of the New England Townships Project to
form an union with Ireland-Hutchinson's let-
ters

- 373 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. Sept. 12, 1773.

Project to avoid repealing the American tea-duty
Pretended Prussian Edict

375 PRUSSIAN EDICT, (enclosed in the foregoing letter) 376 to Governor Franklin, Oct. 6, 1773. The right of

the British parliament to make laws for America
denied--Lord Mansfield's opinion of the pretend-
ed Prussian Edict--The reading of it at Lord

Le Despencer's by Paul Whitehead, mis 380 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. Nov. 1, 1773.

Proposed accommodation with Great Britain-
Petition for removing the Governors

383 to Joseph Galloway, esq. Nov. 3, 1773. Supposed

disposition to compase the differences with Ame-
rica,

335 to Governor Franklin, Nov. 3, 1773

- 386 to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, esq. Jan) 5, 1774.

Petition for the removal of the Governors of Masfrisachusetts, presented by Lord Dartmouth--Duel.

between Mr Temple and Mr. Wheatley, on account m of Hutchinson's letters.

387 to Governor Franklin, Jan. 5, 1774. Insinuations

respecting Mr. Galloway Dr. Franklin's proposed return to America---Mr. Temple's duel 389 to the Printer of the Public Advertiser. On the

rise and progress of the differences between Great
Britain and her American colonies i

390 to the Printer of the Public Advertiser

398

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

the signature of “A Londoner.” On Americun
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 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

dations 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 affairs in England, fc. 433

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Dr. Franklin to 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. - 438 Dr. Jebb to Dr. Franklin, London, Oct. 11, 1780. Pro

posal of a Federal Union between America and
England— The British parliament, fc.

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. American 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 Con

stitution of Massachusetts--Maintenance of the
Clergy

449 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 treachery, 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

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. Vaughan, 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

1784. 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 loy-
alists-Confiscation of estates

461

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PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

OF

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.

PART I.
LETTERS ON MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS.

To GEORGE WHITFIELD.' (The Preacher.)

On Faith and Good Works.

SIR,

Philadelphia, June 6, 1753. I received your kind letter of the 2d instant, and am glad to hear that you increase in strength: I hope you will continue mending till you recover your former health and firmness. Let me know whether you still use the cold bath, and what effect it has.

As to the kindness you mention, I wish it could have been of more service to you. But if it had, the only thanks I

1 One of the founders of the Methodists; born at Glocester, 1714, died in New England, 1770. See a full account of him in MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE, Part ii. p. 84., 4to. ed.-P. 161., 8vo. Vol. 1.

2 Dr. Franklin had relieved Mr. Whitfield in a paralytic case, by the application of electricity.

VOL. I.

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