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THE

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,

OF

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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to D. Hartley, Esq. June 30, 1781

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

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

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

Conciliatory Bill

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1782

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

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

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

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

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