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Morals of Chess
A Tale
An Arabian Tale
Dialogue between Franklin and the Gout
To Madame Helvetius, at Auteuil
To Madame Helvetius
An Humble Petition, presented to Madame Helvetius

by her Cats
To the Abbé de la Roche, at Auteuil
To the Abbé Morellet
An Economical Project
The Craven-Street Gazette
A Letter from China

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ESSAYS ON GENERAL POLITICS, COMMERCE,

AND POLITICAL ECONOMY.

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A Modest Inquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a

Paper Currency
On Government. No. I..

No. II.
On Freedom of Speech and the Press
Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind and

the Peopling of Countries
Remarks on some of the Foregoing Observations, showing

particularly the Effects which Manners have on

Population
Remarks on Judge Foster's Argument in Favor of the

Right of Impressing Seamen
Remarks and Facts relative to the American Paper

Money
On the Price of Corn, and Management of the Poor
On Smuggling, and its Various Species

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Note respecting Trade and Manufactures

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On the Laboring Poor

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Some good Whig Principles

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Positions to be examined, concerning National Wealth . 373
Plan for Benefiting distant unprovided Countries

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Concerning the Provision made in China against Famine 381
Principles of Trade

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Reflections on Coin in general, being an Appendix to
the above Essay

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Notions concerning Trade and Merchants

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A Thought concerning the Sugar Islands

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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

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On Luxury, Idleness, and Industry

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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

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On the Elective Franchises, enjoyed by the small
Boroughs in England

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Sir Charles Wyvill's Answer to the foregoing Paper 492
Militia preferable to Regular Troops

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On sending Felons to America

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The Retort Courteous

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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
An Address to the Public ; from the Pennsylvania

Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery,

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and the Relief of Free Negroes unlawfully held in

Bondage
On the Slave-Trade

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A Lecture on the Providence of God in the Government
of the World

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Letter from Anthony Afterwit

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Letter from Celia Single

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On Scandal

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A Case of Casuistry ·

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Miscellaneous Observations

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Proposals and Queries for the Consideration of the Junto 551

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