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THE

OF

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,

LL.D. F.R.S. &c.

MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT THE COURT OF FRANCE, AND FOR THE TREATY OF PEACE

AND INDEPENDENCE WITH GREAT BRITAIN, &c. &c.

COMPRISING

A SERIES OF LETTERS

ON

MISCELLANEOUS, LITERARY, AND POLITICAL SUBJECTS:

WRITTEN BETWEEN THE YEARS 1753 AND 1790;

ILLUSTRATING THE

Memoirs of his public and private Life,

AND DEVELOPING

THE SECRET HISTORY

OF HIS

POLITICAL TRANSACTIONS AND NEGOCIATIONS.
PUBLISHED FROM THE ORIGINALS,

BY HIS GRANDSON
WILLIAM TEMPLE FRANKLIN.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

SECOND EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR HENRY COLBURN,
PUBLIC LIBRARY, CONDUIT STREET, HANOVER SQUARE.

1817.

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relative to the same subject, namely Overtures and Nego-
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William Alexander, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, April 4, 1778 17

Dr. Franklin to Dr. Baueroft, April 16, 1778

moto His Excellency Jose - Reed, Esq.

March 19, 1780

18

3: Certificate of William Alexander,

Esq. March 19, 1780***

20

William Alexander, Esqr to Dr. Franklin, March 19,

edas,

Dr. Franklin to Count de Vergennes, April 24, 1778.....

Count de Vergenhes to Dr. Franklin, April 25, 1778 23

D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, April 29, 1778

24

Dr. Franklin in answer to the foregoing, April 29, 1778 25

Anonymous to Dr. Franklin, May 20, 1978.

Dr. Franklin, in answer to a letter from Brussels, July

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in answer to the propositions of quitting

the alliance with France, Feb. 3, 1779 33

to David Hartley, Esq. Feb. 22, 1779 36

to ditto, Marel 21/1779

37
From D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, April 22, 1779. 38
Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, Esq. May 4, 1779

45
to ditto, Feb. 2, 1780

48

From D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, July 17, 178051

Dr. Franklin to His Excellency J. Adams, Esq. April

29, 178111 uurii „IV w. Loe

to D. Hartley, Esq. June 30, 1781

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to His Excellency J. Adams, Esq. Oct. 5,1781
to ditto,"Oct. 12, 1781

57
William Alexander, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, Dec. 15, 1781
Dr. Franklin to Mr. Alexander, in answer, Dec:15, 1781 59
to D. Hartley, Esq. Dec. 15, 1781

59

D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, Jan. 2,"1782

60

Conciliatory Bill

66

to Dr. Franklin, P.S. Jan. 8,1782

67

Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, Esq. Jan. 15, 1782

68

D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, Jan. 24,1782

72

William Alexander, Esq. tp D. Hartley, Esq. Jan. 25,

1782

D. Hartley, Esq. to Dr. Franklin, Feb. 1,1782

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Dr. Franklin to D. Hartley, Esq. Feb. 16 1782

D. Hartley, Esy, to Dr. Franklin, Feb. 28, 1782

81

Col. Hartley, M. P to Dr. Franklin, Feb. 28, 1782 82

Edmund Burke, M. P. to Dr. Franklin, Feb. 28, 1782 84

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