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troversy which hare, from time to time, arisen between the several

governors of that province, and their several assemblies. Founded

on authentic documents

59

The interest of Great Britain considered, with regard to her colonies,

and the acquisitions of Canada and Guadaloupe

89

Remarks and facts relative to the American paper-money

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To the freemen of Pensylvania, on the subject of a particular militia-

bill, rejected by the proprietor's deputy or governor

157

Preface by a member of the Pensylvanian assembly (Dr. Franklin)

to the speech of Joseph Galloway, Esq. one of the members for

Philadelphia county; in answer to the speech of John Dickinson,

Esq. delivered in the house of the assembly of the province of

Pensylvania, May 24, 1764, on occasion of a petition drawn up

by order, and then under the consideration of the house, praying

his majesty for a royal, in lieu of a proprietary government 163

Remarks on a late protest against the appointment of Dir. Franklin

as agent for this province (of Pensylvania)

203

Remarks on a plan for the future management of Indian affairs 216

PAPERS ON AMERICAN SUBJECTS DURING THE REVOLU.

TIONARX TROUBLES.

Causes of the American discontents before 1768

225

Letter concerning the gratitude of America, and the probability and

effects of an union with Great Britain; and concerning the repeal

or suspension of the stamp act

239

Letter from governor Powna!l to Dr. Franklin, concerning an equal

communication of rights, privileges, &c. to America by Great

Britain

243

Minutes to the foregoing, by Di. Fruslin

244

The examination of Dr. Franklin before the English house of com-

mons, in February, 1766, relative to the repeal of the Ameri-

can stamp açt

245

Attempts of Dr. Franklin før eczciliation of Great Britain with the

colonies

286

Queries from Mr. Strahan

Answer to the preceding queries

290

State of the constitution of the colonies, by Governor Pownall; with

remarks by Dr. Franklin

Concerning the dissentions between England and America

310

A Prussian edict, assuming claims over Britain

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PAPERS, DESCRIPTIVE OF AMERICA, OR RELATING TO THAT

COUNTRY, WRITTEN SUBSEQUENT TO THE REVOLUTION.

Remarks concerning the savages of North America

383

The internal state of America; being a true description of the inte-

rest and policy of that vast continent

391

Information to those wbo would remove to America

398

Concerning new settlements in America

409

A comparison of the conduct of the ancient Jews, and of the Antise-

deralists in the United States of America

410

Final speech of Dr. Franklin in the late federal convention - 416

PAPERS ON MORAL SUBJECTS AND THE ECONOMY OF LIFE,

The busy-body

421

The way to wealth, as clearly shown in the preface of an old Pensyl-

vania alınanack, intitled, Poor Richard Improved

453

Advice to a young
tradesman

463

Necessary hints to those that would be rich

466

The way to make money plenty in every man's pocket

467

New mode of lending money

468

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