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how he got possession of
the MS., 32.
Gnadenhut, measures for defence

at, 318-324.
Godfrey, Thomas, a glazier, 167.

Franklin boards with, 167.

member of the Junto, 169,

marriage with his relative
projected for Franklin, 189.

why abandoned, 190.
Grace, Robert, 170.

befriends Franklin, 183,
185, 186.
Graves, Mr., declined the gover-

norship of the Colony of Penn-

sylvania, 359.
Greenwood's Grammar, 99.

Hemphill, Presbyterian preacher,

Franklin attends his church,

convicted of preaching
borrowed sermons, 240.

dismissed, 241.
Holmes, Captain, brother-in-law
of Franklin, 117.

speaks of him to Governor
Keith, 117.

encourages Franklin to
establish a printing-press in

Philadelphia, 120.
Hopkinson, Thomas, president

of Philosophical Society, 263.
House, George, gives Franklin

his first job, 167.
Howe, Lord, paper relating to

negotiations with, supposed to

have been suppressed, 44.
Hume, David, his theory of vani-
ty, 73-

remembers seeing General
Braddock's report highly re-

commending Franklin, 314.
Hunter, William, appointed post-

master jointly with Franklin,

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INNIS, his opinion of Lord Lou-

doun, 341.

Hall, DAVID, Franklin's part-

ner, 277.
Hamilton, Mr., sails with Frank.
lin to London, 137.

-, interests himself for Frank-
lin, 182.

, governor names commis-
sioners to treat with Six Na-
tions, 294.

-, superseded by Governor
Morris, 297.

quits the government, 299.
Hanbury, John, takes Franklin to

see Lord Granville, 352.
Hancock, John, 20.
Helvetius, Madame, 22.

JAMES, ABEL, is shown Memoirs

of Franklin, 15.
Jefferson, Thomas, paper shown

him by Franklin supposed to

have been suppressed, 43.
Junto, the, 168.

first members, 169.
, regulations and history,

Junto, plan to enlarge its use-

fulness, 245.

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KEIMER employs Franklin, 115.

one of the French pro-
phets, 116.

proposes to start a new
sect, 129.

eccentricities of, 129.

engages Franklin again on
his return from England, 157.

new quarrel and separa-
tion, 160.

,new engagement with, 162.
establi nes a paper, 177.

sells it to Franklin, 177.
Keith, George, Governor of Penn-

sylvania, 107.
Keith, Sir William, visits Frank-

lin, and invites him to estab-
lish a printing-press, 118.

proposes to give Franklin
the money to go to England and
buy the equipment for a print-
ing-establishment, 127.

delay in furnishing the let-
ters of credit, 136.

goes to Barbadoes, 187.
Kennedy, Captain, wager of, 347.

saves the ship in which
Franklin sailed to England, 350.
Kennedy, Mr., 294.

Lawrence, Colonel, 265.
Le Veillard, Louis, Mayor of
Passy, 7.

Franklin prepared his
Memoirs at request of, 7, 8, 15,
18, 25.

, copy of Memoirs sent to
him by Franklin, 9, 25, 49, 50, 51.

letter from, to Dr. Frank-
lin, 18.

letters to, from William T.
Franklin, 26, 32, 34-37, 373,

denies all responsibility
for the first French translation
of the Memoirs, 31.

furnishes the copy from
which edition of 1817 is printed,

guillotined, 38, 51.
Le Veillard, Madame, exchanges

copy of the Autobiography for
the original manuscript, 38,

Library, Philadelphia, projected

by Franklin, 194.
The Light-House Tragedy, 93.
Locke on Human Understanding,

Lodge of Nine Sisters, 367.
Logan, James, anecdote of Wm.

Penn told by, 269.
Looking-Glass for the Times, 84.
Lottery proposed by Franklin,

Loudoun, Lord, negotiates with
the Assembly, 340.

his indecision of character
illustrated, 340.

Pitt's reason for remov-
ing, 342.


from introduction to his edition
of the Autobiography of Dr.
Franklin, 55.

his services to the United
States, 55.
La Rochefoucault, éloge on Frank-

lin, extract, 24.

Loudoun, Lord, expedition to
Louisburg, 342.

criticism of his campaign,

neglects to settle Frank-
lin's accounts, 345, 346.
Lords of Trade order a congress

of commissioners to confer with
the Six Nations, 294.

reject Franklin's plan of
a union of the Colonies, 295.

Memoirs of Franklin passed to
widow Le Veillard's daughter, 8.

passed to M. de Senar-
mont, 8.

passed to M. P. de Senar-
mont, 8.

passed to John Bigelow,

collation of, 8.

changes in by editors,

prepared for the edifica-
tion of his family, 15.

first 87 pages written at
Twyford, 15.

shown to B. Vaughan,
Abel James and M. le Veillard,

resumed at Passy in 1784,

, reasons for continuing,

MACCLESFIELD, Lord, address, as

President of the Royal Society,
to Dr. Franklin, on presenting

him the Copley medal, 335.
Magnalia Christi Americana, 83.
Malo, Charles, publishes a col-

lection of Franklin's corres-
pondence in France, 47.

ruthless attack on William
Temple Franklin, 47, 384.

voluminous writer, 47.
, specimens of his blun-
ders, 47
Mandeville, Dr., Franklin intro-

duced to, 142.
Mansfield, Lord, negotiations with

Franklin, 357.
Manuscripts of Dr. Franklin left

to William Temple Franklin,

16, 30.

not written to counteract
Rousseau's Confession, 17.

translations of, 16.

letters about, from Dr.
Franklin to E. Bancroft, 17.

letters about, from Dr.
Franklin to M. le Veillard, 18-


25, 26.

Mather, Cotton, 83.

Essays to do Good, 92.
Maugridge, William, 170.
Memoirs of Franklin, at whose
instance prepared, 7.

left to his grandson, Wil-
liam Temple Franklin, 7.

exchanged for a fair copy
with widow Le Veillard, 8.

letters about, from Dr.
Franklin to Mr.Vaughan, 22, 23.

letters about, from Wil-
liam Temple Franklin to M. le
Veillard, 19, 26, 32, 34, 35.

continued in 1788, 22.

all hope of completing,
abandoned, 22.

taken to London to be
published, 19, 26, 32, 34, 35, 36

Memoirs, French translation ap-

pears, 28.

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Preface of, 28–31.

translation by Jaques Gib-
elin, 31.

how did he obtain the
manuscript, 32.

first English edition of, 34.

Sir Samuel Romilly's de-
scription of, 39.

omission of eight pages
from previous editions
plained, 39, 40.

delay in the publication
of, by William Temple Frank-
lin discussed, 37–47.

, description of the manu-
script, 48.

memorandum inscribed
on the fly-leaf by M. de Senar-
mont, 49.

transfer of the MS. to
John Bigelow, 52.

Outline of Topics, pre-
pared by Dr. Franklin, 52, 60.

orthography of, 59.

with what intention writ-
ten, 194.

why interrupted, 194.

letters concerning, from
Abel James and Benj. Vaughan,

Preface to Castera's edi.
tion of, 365.
Meredith, Hugh, pressman in
Keimer's printing-house, 157.

contracts a partnership
with Franklin, 162.

member of the Junto, 170.

father of, unable to pay for
the type, 182.

Meredith, Hugh, and Franklin
sued, 183.

retires from the partner-
ship and goes to North Caro-

lina, 184.
Mickle, Samuel, a croaker; his

advice to Franklin, 168.
Militia organized by Franklin, 263-
Mifflin, General, 20.
Moll Flanders, by De Foe, 108.
Moravians burned out by Indians
at Gnadenhut, 318.

measures for defence of,

Franklin's account of,
Morris, James, opposed to a de-

fence of the country, anecdote

of, 268.
Morris, Governor, anecdote of,

-, disputes with the Assem-
bly, 298.

, friendly relations with
Franklin, 298.

anecdote of, 299.

replaced by Capt. Denny,

anecdote of, 316.
Morris, Gouverneur, named Min-
ister to France, 37.

an appointment not agree-
able to the National Assembly,

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ed hy James Franklin, 101.

James forbidden to print

it, 105.

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New Jersey, William Franklir

governor of, 9.

Noliet, Abbé, writes a book ques-

tioning Franklin's theory of
electricity, 332.

Franklin declines to an-
swer him, 332.

M. le Roy replies to him,
Norris, Speaker of the Assembly,

named commissioner to
treat with the Indians, 280,

OSBORNE, CHARLES, scrivener's
clerk, 131.

trick played on, 132.

became an eminent law-
yer, 135.

-, singular agreement with
Franklin, 135.
Ovid cited, 209.

Pembroke, Lord, Franklin visits

house and gardens of, at Wil-

ton, 350.
Poor Richard's Almanac pro-
jected, 235.

popularity of, 236.
Postmaster, Franklin appointed,

247, 293.
Pownall, Governor, sent to New

York for aid, 300.
Price, Dr., copy of Memoirs sent

to, 25.
Priestly, Dr. 353.
Proprietaries, hereditary quarrels,

refused to have their
estates taxed for their defence,
, 299, 316, 317, 327.

their instructions dis-
obeyed by Capt. Denny, 300.

indignant at military hon-
ors paid to Franklin, 327.

accuse Franklin to the
Ministry, 328.

meet with Franklin at T.
Penn's house, 354.

Franklin gives them, in
writing, heads of the colonists'
complaints, 355.

they complain of rude-
ness to the Assembly, 355.
Provincial Letters, 98.
Pythagoras' Golden Verses cited,

“ Plain Truth” written by Frank-

lin, 263.
Philadelphia regiment, 264.
Plutarch's Lives, 92.
Philosophical Society projected,

history of, 261.

PAMELA of Richardson, 108.
Paine, Thomas, 370.
Palmer's printing-house, where

Franklin first worked in Lon-

don, 141.
Paper money, clamor for more,

Franklin writes a pamph-
let on, 186.
Paris, Ferdinand John, Franklin's
description of, 355.

writes the message of the
Proprietaries to the Assembly,

Parsons, William, 170, 262.
Passy, M. le Veillard Mayor of,

and friend of Franklin, 7, 38,
39, 49.

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