The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 1 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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river, winds there, ii. 52, 59.

_Hunters_, require much land to subsist on, ii. 384.

_Hurricanes_, how produced, ii. 7.
why cold in hot climates, _ibid._

_Hutchinson_, governor, cause of the application for his removal,
iii. 323.
account of the letters of, 331, 551.

_Hygrometer_, best substances for forming one, ii. 136.
mahogany recommended for forming one, 141.

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_Jackson_, Mr. remarks on population by, ii. 392.

_Jamaica_, its vacant lands not easily made sugar lands, iii. 140.

_Javelle_, his machinery for moving boats, ii. 177.

_Ice_ will not conduct an electric shock, i. 201.

_Ice-islands_, dangerous to shipping, ii. 176.

_Idleness_, the heaviest tax on mankind, ii. 411, iii. 454.
encouraged by charity, ii. 422.
reflections on, iii. 428.

_Jefferson_, Mr. letter from, on the character of Franklin, iii. 545.

_Jesuits_, hostility of the Indians in America excited by, iii. 95.

_Ignorance_, a frank acknowledgment of, commendable, i. 308.

_Imports_ into Pensylvania from Britain before 1766, iii. 250.

_Impress_ of seamen, notes on Judge Foster's argument in favour of,
ii. 437.

_Inarticulation_ in modern singing, censured, ii. 348.

_Increase_ of mankind, observations on, ii. 383, and _seq._
what prevented by, 386, 387.
how promoted, 388, 389.
further observations on, 393.

_Indemnification_, just ground for requiring cessions from an enemy,
iii. 93.

_Independence_, soon acquired in America, iii. 402.

_Indian trade_ and affairs, remarks on a plan for the future management
of, iii. 216.
spirituous liquors the great encouragement of, 219.
the debts from, must be left to honour, 220.
not an American but a British interest, 275.

_Indians_, of North America, a number of, murdered,

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SIR, Since the conversation your Excellency was pleased to honour me with, on the subject of _uniting the colonies_ more intimately with Great Britain, by allowing them _representatives in parliament_, I have something further considered that matter, and am of opinion, that such a union would be very acceptable to the colonies, provided they had a reasonable number of representatives allowed them; and that all the old acts of Parliament restraining the trade or cramping the manufactures of the colonies be at the same time repealed, and the British subjects _on this side the water_ put, in those respects, on the same footing with those in Great Britain, till the new Parliament, representing the whole, shall think it for the interest of the whole to reenact some or all of them.
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