The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics and Morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 [of 3]

By Benjamin Franklin

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| 29 | | | 62| 57 | | | {These are taken on an} | |
| 30 | | | 62| 58 | 63| 58 | {average of 24 hours. } | |
| 31 | | | 60| 58 | 62| 62 | | | | | |
|Aug | | | | | | | | | | | |
| 1 |49 15 | 4 15| 63| 62 | 60| 64 |East |SW ½W | 60 |22° 0 | |
| 2 |48 28 | 8 58| 64| 64 | 64| 63 |E S E|WbS ½S| 174 | | |
| 3 |47 0 |12 13| 60| 67 | omitted |N E |SW bW | 160 | | |
| 4 |45 0 |15 43| 66| 66 |do.| 66 |NW bW|SW ½W | 190 | | |
| 5 |43 5 |17 25| 67| 65 | 65| 68

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Smyth, the editor of the last and most complete edition of Franklin's Works,[1] who made careful search for the original documents.
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At 5 aClock Notice was given to the Spectators by the Firing of two Cannon, that the Cord was about to be cut.
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I am much obliged to you for the Care you have taken.
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They say the filling of it in M.
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I send you with it some prints.
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With great esteem and respect, for yourself and the Society; I have the honour to be, Sir, Your most obedient & most humble Servant, B.
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but there was at the same time a good deal of Anxiety for their Safety.
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The Gores that compose it are red and white Silk, so that it makes a beautiful appearance.
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We should not suffer Pride to prevent our progress in Science.
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FRANKLIN Sir JOS.
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I write this at 7 in the Evening.
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If I receive any farther Particulars of Importance I shall communicate them hereafter.
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