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An Address to the Public ; from the Pennsylvania
Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery,

Note respecting Trade and Manufactures . . . . 366
On the Laboring Poor . . . . . . . . 367
Some good Whig Principles 372
Positions to be examined, concerning National Wealth . 373
Plan for Benefiting distant unprovided Countries 377
Concerning the Provision made in China against Famine 381
Principles of Trade . . . . . . . . 383
Reflections on Coin in general, being an Appendix to
the above Essay - - 409
Notions concerning Trade and Merchants . . 418
A Thought concerning the Sugar Islands . . . 419
On the Paper Money of the United States of America. 421
Comparison of Great Britain and the United States, in
Regard to the Basis of Credit in the two Countries 426
Reflections on the Augmentation of Wages, which will
be occasioned in Europe by the American
Revolution - - - 435
On Luxury, Idleness, and Industry . . . 448
Remarks concerning the Savages of North America . 453
The Internal State of America; being a true Description
of the Interest and Policy of that vast Continent 461
Information to those who would remove to America 467
On the Criminal Laws and the Practice of Privateering 478
Observations on War . . . . . . 487
On the Elective Franchises, enjoyed by the small
Boroughs in England . . . . . . . 489
Sir Charles Wyvill's Answer to the foregoing Paper 492
Militia preferable to Regular Troops . 494
On sending Felons to America 495
The Retort Courteous . . . . . . . 498
An Account of the Supremest Court of Judicature in
Pennsylvania, viz. The Court of the Press 508
Plan for Improving the Condition of the Free Blacks 513

and the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in

Bondage . . . . . . . . . 515 On the Slave-Trade . . . . . . . . 517

SUPPLEMENT.

A Lecture on the Providence of God in the Government

of the World . . . . . . . . 525 Letter from Anthony Afterwit . . . . . . 532 Letter from Celia Single . . . . . . . 536 On Scandal . . . . . . . . . . 539 A Case of Casuistry . . . . . . . . 545 Miscellaneous Observations

. . . . 549 Proposals and Queries for the Consideration of the Junto 551

ESSAYS

ON

MORAL SUBJECTS

AND

THE ECONOMY OF LIFE.

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