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ter.-Varivus matter .

- 231

Dr. Franklin to George Wheatley, Esq. May 18, 1787.

The Philadelphia Bank. - Commercial

treaty scheme for coining.---Dr. Riley 233

to Count De Buffon, Nov. 19, 1787. On

the stone - - - - 236

to * * * Dec. 15, 1787. Disorders in

* Holland.-Projected conquest from Turkey 237

to Monsieur Le Veillard, Feb. 17, 1788. Re-

lative to Monsieur Saugrain.-Dr. Frank-

lin's Memoirs of his own life.-New Con-

stitution proposed for the United States.

- Imports on trade.-Paper money - 238

to the Editors of the Pennsylvania Gazette,

March 30, 1788. On the abuse of the press 241 y

to Monsieur Le Veillard, April 22, 1788.

Respecting Dr. Franklin's own memoirs.--

The new Constitution.-Custom-house du-

ties -

-

-

. 244

to Madame Lavoisier, Oct. 23, 1788.

Thanking her for his portrait - • 246

to Dr. Ingenhausz, Oct. 24, 1788. Relative

- to the state of his health. The steam-boat 247

to Benjamin Vaughan, Esq. Oct. 24, 1788.

Relative to Dr. Franklin's own memoirs.-

The Turkish war.-Drs. Price and

- Priestley.-Heresy - - - 248

to Mrs. Partridge, Nov. 25, 1788. On the

death of Ben. Kent.- Orthodoxy - 251

to Mrs. Mecom, (Dr. Franklin's sister) Nov.

26, 1788 -

- - 251

to Mr. Small, Feb. 17, 1789. On the stone.

--Expedient to assist hearing - - 252

to Mrs. Greene, March 2, 1789 - - 254

to Miss Catherine Louisa Shipley, April 27,

1789. On the death of her father - 256

to the Rev. Dr. Price, May 31, 1789. Re-

flections on life and death - - 257

to Benjamin Vaughan, Esq. June 3, 1789.

Relative to Dr. Franklin's own memoirs 258

10 Mr. Wright, Nov. 4, 1789. State of

America.-Abolition of the slave-trade 259

to Dr. Rush of Philadelphia, (no date :

Dr. Franklin to the same, August 8, 1767. Attempt to

form a coalition of parties. Right claimed

to tar the colonies. Paper money - 287

to Governor Franklin, New Jersey, August

28, 1767. Conversation with Lord Shel.

burne and Mr. Conway on American af

fairs. Paper money. De Guerchy.

Monsieur Durand the French Plenipotesi-

tiary, curious about American affairs • 292

to Governor Franklin, Nov, 25, 1767. Go-

vernor Barnard. Conversation with Lord

Shelburne. Dean Tucker. Lord Clare 294

to Joseph Galloway, Esq. Dec. 1, ,1767.

Paper money. Mr. Grenville. Duke of

Bedford . . . . 298

to Mr. Rozs, Philadelphia, London, Dec.

12, 1767. Question of admitting Ame-

rica to be represented in the British par-

liament - . - - 300

to Governor Franklin, Dec. 19, 1767. The

Boston resolutions concerning trade.

Anecdote relative to Colonel Onslow and

Mr. Grenville

. . - 301

Governor Pownall to Dr. Franklin. Concerning an equal

communication of rights, privileges, &c.

to America by Great Britain : - 303

Minutes on the back of the foregoing, by

Dr. Franklin . . . . 304

Dr. Franklin to Governor Franklin, Jan. 9, 1768. Change

of ministry. Bedford party to come in 304

to Joseph Galloway, Esq. Jan. 9, 1768.

Change of ministry. American affairs 306

to the same, Feb. 17, 1768. Restraining

act relative to paper money. Conversation

with Lord Hillsborough on the subject,

and on a change of government in Pennsyl-

vania. Farce acted in parliament respect-

ing the mayor and aldermen of Oxford.

Borough jobbing. Mr. Beckford's bill to

predent bribery and corruption. Sarcas-

tic reply to Mr. Thurlow who opposed it 307

to Thomas vi harton, Esq. Philadelphia,

London, Feb. 20, 1768. Condersation

Vol. I.

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* with Mr. Secretary. Conway, relative to

his resignation, and to American affairs.

Boston proceedings

. · 311

Dr. Franklin to Governor Franklin, March 13, 1768. Lord

Hillsborough. The farmer's letters.

American manufactures. New elections

in England - . , - • 313

to the Committee of Correspondence, Penn-

sylvania, March 13, 1768. Affair of the

Boundary line with the Indians. General

Gage. Gooernor Penn .. . - 318

to Joseph Galloway, Esq. March 13,

in 1768. Lord Hillsborough. The old

' parliament gone. First instance of bri-

bery in Queen Elizabeth's time, monstrously

risen since ...

320

to the Committee of Correspondence, Penn-

sylvania, April 16, 1768. Repeal of the

duty act. Change of government. Legal

tender of paper money

- - 321

i to Governor Franklin, April 16, 1768.

Now parliamentary elections. Wilkes's

election for Middlesex. Illuminations on

that occasion - . . - 322

10 Mr. Ross, May 14, 1768. Disorders on

the American frontiers. State of the ca-

pital of England on account of Wilkes.

Sending a Bishop to America - - 324

to Joseph Galloway, Esq. May 14, 1768.'

Great disorders in London occasioned by

Wilkes's party - - - - 325

to Governor Franklin, July 2, 1768. The

Duke of Grafton, Mr. Secretary Coop-

er. Lord North. Mr. Todd, secretary

of the post office. Lord Clare - 327

.to Joseph Galloway, Esq. July 2, 1768.

Removal of Lord Clare. Return of Lord

Hillsborough. Other changes in adminis-

i tration. Combination in America.

Wilkes's Outlawry reversed . • 333

to *. * * London, Nov. 28, 1768 - 335

to Monsieur Dubourg, Oct. 2, 1770. Great

Britain no right to tax the North Ameri-

can colonies

• 336

Dr. Franklin to Gov. Franklin, August 17, 1772. Remo-

* val of Lord Hillsborough.-Succeeded by

- Lord Dartmouth. . . . . 338

to the same, August 19, 1772. Lord Hills-

borough.-Refused admittance to him. - 339

*** to Joseph Galloway, Esq. August 22, 1772.

1. Lord Hillsborough's Resignation.- Lord

W Dartmouth succeeded him.- Lord Roch-

is ford. -

- - - - - 342

to the same, Dec. 2, 1772. Lord Dart-

mouth.-Court of Exchequer.--The India

· !, Company. Duty on Teu fc. - - 344

29. to Thomas Cushing, Esq. Dec. 2, 1772.

will Petition from Massachusetts Bay.--Red-

* “sons for delaying the presenting it. - 346

to the same, Jan. 5, 1773. Lord Dart-

mouth-American Affairs.-Great Fall

3.is,' in India Stock.

-

348

to Gov. Franklin, Feb. 14, 1773. Affair

Cof St. Vincent.--Affairs of the India

. .. Company owing to the Refusal of North

America to take Tea from England.

Distress among the Manufacturers. - 352

to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, Esq. March

- . '9, 1773. Proceeding of the Town of

Boston.-Gov. Hutchinson's Speech. - 353

to the same, April 3, 1773. - Lord Dart-

mouth's wish to heal the Breach between

Great Britain and America. . . 354

* to Gov. Franklin, April 6, 1773. The

Bishop of St. Asaph's Sermon before the

- Society for propagating the Gospel,

favorable to America.' - . - - 355

- to the Hon. Thomas Cushing, Esq. May 6,

1773. Gov. Hutchinson's Speech.--

Conversation with Lord Dartmouth res.

pecting the same. "...!". - 356

- to the Hon. Thomas. Cushing, Esq. June 2,

1773. Petition to the King, and his

answer. . . . . .

361

to the same, June 4, 1773. American duty

on tea.

to the same, July 7, 1773. Controversy

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