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Rules for reducing a great empire to a small one, presented to a laic

minister, when he entered upon his administration

334

State of America on Dr. Franklin's arrival there

46

Proposed vindication and offer from congress to parliament, in 1775 347

Reprobation of Mr. Strahan's parliamentary conduct

354

Conciliation hopeless from the conduct of Great Britain to America 355

Account of the first campaign made by the British forces in America 357

Probability of a separation

358

Letters to Monsieur Dumas, urging him to sound the several courts

of Europe, by means of their ambassadors at the Hague, as to any

assistance they may be disposed to afford America in her struggle

for independence.

360

Letter from Lord Howe to Dr. Franklin,

365

Dr. Franklin's answer to Lord Howe

367

Comparison of Great Britain and America as to credit, in 1777 372

PAPERS, DESCRIPTIVE OF AMERICA, OR RELATING TO THAT

COUNTRY, WRITTEN SUBSEQUENT TO THE REVOLUTION.

Renarks 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 who would remove to America

398

Concerning new tettlements in America

409

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

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 Pen-

sylvania almanack, intitled, Poor Richard Improved

433

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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