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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i. 102.
forms a plan of association for the defence of, 104.
becomes a member of the general assembly of, 114.
aggrievances of, iii. 50.
infraction of its charter, 52.
review of the constitution of, 59.
former flourishing state of, from the issue of paper-money, 146.
rate of exchange there, 154.
letter on the militia bill of, 157.
settled by English and Germans, 162.
English and German, its provincial languages, _ib._
pecuniary bargains between the governors and assembly of, 165.
taxes there, 246, 251.
number of its inhabitants, 249.
proportion of quakers, and of Germans, _ibid._
exports and imports, 250.
assembly of, in 1766, how composed, 252.

_Pensylvanian_ fire-places, account of, ii. 223.
particularly described, 235.
effects of, 239.
manner of using them, 241.
advantages of, 243.
objections to, answered, 247.
directions to bricklayers respecting, 251.

_Peopling_ of countries, observations on, ii. 383, _et seq._

_Perkins_, Dr. letter from, on water-spouts, ii. 11.
on shooting stars, 36.

_Persecution_, parable against, ii. 450.
of dissenters, letter on, 452.
of quakers in New England, 454.

_Perspirable_ matter, pernicious, if retained, ii. 50.

_Perspiration_, necessary to be kept up, in hot climates, ii. 86.
difference of, in persons when naked and clothed, 214.

_Petition_ from the colonists of Massachusets bay, iii. 325.
of the left hand, 483.

_Petty_, sir William, a double vessel built by, ii. 174.

_Philadelphia_, Franklin's first arrival at, i. 32.
account of a

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