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THE

COMPLETE

WORKS,

IN

PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS, AND MORALS,

OF THE LATE

DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,

NOW FIRST COLLECTED AND ARRANGED:

WITH

MEMOIRS OF HIS EARLY LIFE,

WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

.. 'VOL: Ili. iii.

. London:

PRINTRD FOR J. JOHNSON, ST. PAUL'S CIIURCH-YARD;
AND LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME,

PATERNOSTER-ROW,

Page.

troversy which hare, from time to time, ariseu 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
and Guadaloupe

89

Remarks and facts relative to the American paper-money - 144

To the freemen of Pensylvania, on the subject of a particolar 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 tbe 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 dr. 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-

TIONARXTROUBLES.

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 - - - - 259

Letter from governor Pownall to Dr. Franklin, concerning an equal

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

Britain , -

- - - - - 243

Minutes to the foregoing, by Dr. Franslin in . • 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 act -

245

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

colonies -

- - 286

Queries from Mr. Strahan . -

287

Answer to the preceding queries

290

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

remarks by Dr. Franklin - - - - - • 299

Concerning the dissentions between England and America . - 310

A Prussian edict, assuming clainis over Britain - - • 311

Preface

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