Benjamin Franklin Representative selections, with introduction, bibliograpy, and notes
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Benjamin Franklin Representative selections, with introduction, bibliograpy, and notes

By Benjamin Franklin
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's Notes:
  • AMERICAN WRITERS SERIES
    • * AMERICAN WRITERS SERIES *
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
    • I. FRANKLIN'S MILIEU: THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT
    • II. FRANKLIN'S THEORIES OF EDUCATION
    • III. FRANKLIN'S LITERARY THEORY AND PRACTICE [i-121]
    • IV. FRANKLIN AS PRINTER AND JOURNALIST
    • V. FRANKLIN'S ECONOMIC VIEWS
    • VI. FRANKLIN'S POLITICAL THEORIES
    • VII. FRANKLIN AS SCIENTIST AND DEIST
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • I. WORKS
    • II. COLLECTIONS AND REPRINTS
    • III. BIOGRAPHIES
    • IV. BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL STUDIES
    • V. THE AGE OF FRANKLIN
    • VI. BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND CHECK LISTS
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
    • From the AUTOBIOGRAPHY[1]
    • DOGOOD PAPERS, NO. I
    • DOGOOD PAPERS, NO. IV
    • DOGOOD PAPERS, NO. V
    • DOGOOD PAPERS, NO. VII
    • DOGOOD PAPERS, NO. XII
    • EDITORIAL PREFACE TO THE NEW ENGLAND COURANT
    • A DISSERTATION ON LIBERTY AND NECESSITY, PLEASURE AND PAIN
    • RULES FOR A CLUB ESTABLISHED FOR MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT[20]
    • ARTICLES OF BELIEF AND ACTS OF RELIGION
      • In Two Parts[21]
      • Part I
    • In Two Parts[21]
    • Part I
    • THE BUSY-BODY, NO. 1[22]
    • THE BUSY-BODY, NO. 2
    • THE BUSY-BODY, NO. 3
    • THE BUSY-BODY, NO. 4
    • PREFACE TO THE PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE
    • A DIALOGUE BETWEEN PHILOCLES AND HORATIO, MEETING ACCIDENTALLY IN THE FIELDS, CONCERNING VIRTUE AND PLEASURE
    • A SECOND DIALOGUE BETWEEN PHILOCLES AND HORATIO, CONCERNING VIRTUE AND PLEASURE
    • A WITCH TRIAL AT MOUNT HOLLY
    • AN APOLOGY FOR PRINTERS
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD, 1733
    • A MEDITATION ON A QUART MUGG[27]
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD, 1734
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD, 1735
    • HINTS FOR THOSE THAT WOULD BE RICH
    • TO JOSIAH FRANKLIN[28]
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD, 1739
    • A PROPOSAL
    • FOR PROMOTING USEFUL KNOWLEDGE AMONG THE BRITISH PLANTATIONS IN AMERICA
    • SHAVERS AND TRIMMERS
    • TO THE PUBLICK
    • PREFACE TO LOGAN'S TRANSLATION OF "CATO MAJOR"[30]
    • TO JOHN FRANKLIN, AT BOSTON[31]
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD, 1746
    • THE SPEECH OF POLLY BAKER[32]
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD, 1747
    • TO PETER COLLINSON
    • PREFACE TO POOR RICHARD IMPROVED, 1748
    • ADVICE TO A YOUNG TRADESMAN
    • TO GEORGE WHITEFIELD
    • PROPOSALS RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OF YOUTH IN PENSILVANIA
    • IDEA OF THE ENGLISH SCHOOL
    • TO C[ADWALLADER] C[OLDEN] ESQ. AT NEW YORK
    • EXPORTING OF FELONS TO THE COLONIES
    • OBSERVATIONS
    • TO PETER COLLINSON[42]
    • TO JOSEPH HUEY
    • THREE LETTERS TO GOVERNOR SHIRLEY[45]
    • TO MISS CATHERINE RAY[46] [AT BLOCK ISLAND]
    • TO PETER COLLINSON
    • TO MISS CATHERINE RAY
    • TO MISS CATHERINE RAY
    • TO MRS. JANE MECOM
    • TO MISS E. HUBBARD[51]
    • TO REV. GEORGE WHITEFIELD
    • THE WAY TO WEALTH
    • TO HUGH ROBERTS
    • TO MRS. JANE MECOM
    • TO LORD KAMES[55]
    • TO MISS MARY STEVENSON[58]
    • TO MRS. DEBORAH FRANKLIN
    • TO JARED INGERSOLL[60]
    • TO MISS MARY STEVENSON
    • TO JOHN FOTHERGILL, M.D.[66]
    • TO SARAH FRANKLIN
    • From A NARRATIVE OF THE LATE MASSACRES
    • TO THE EDITOR OF A NEWSPAPER
    • TO LORD KAMES
    • LETTER CONCERNING THE GRATITUDE OF AMERICA[71]
    • TO LORD KAMES
    • TO MISS MARY STEVENSON
    • ON THE LABOURING POOR
    • TO DUPONT DE NEMOURS[74]
    • TO JOHN ALLEYNE[75]
    • TO THE PRINTER OF THE LONDON CHRONICLE[76]
    • POSITIONS TO BE EXAMINED, CONCERNING NATIONAL WEALTH
    • TO MISS MARY STEVENSON
    • TO JOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    • TO MISS GEORGIANA SHIPLEY[78]
    • TO PETER FRANKLIN
    • ON THE PRICE OF CORN, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE POOR[80]
    • AN EDICT BY THE KING OF PRUSSIA[81]
    • RULES BY WHICH A GREAT EMPIRE MAY BE REDUCED TO A SMALL ONE
    • TO WILLIAM FRANKLIN
    • PREFACE TO "AN ABRIDGMENT OF THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER"[82]
    • A PARABLE AGAINST PERSECUTION[83]
    • A PARABLE ON BROTHERLY LOVE[84]
    • TO WILLIAM STRAHAN[85]
    • TO JOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    • TO A FRIEND IN ENGLAND[86]
    • TO LORD HOWE
    • THE SALE OF THE HESSIANS[88]
    • MODEL OF A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION[89]
    • TO ———————
    • TO DAVID HARTLEY[91]
    • A DIALOGUE BETWEEN BRITAIN, FRANCE, SPAIN, HOLLAND, SAXONY AND AMERICA [92]
    • TO CHARLES DE WEISSENSTEIN[93]
    • THE EPHEMERA[95]
    • TO RICHARD BACHE
    • MORALS OF CHESS[98]
    • TO BENJAMIN VAUGHAN
    • THE WHISTLE[100]
    • THE LORD'S PRAYER
    • THE LEVÉE
    • PROPOSED NEW VERSION OF THE BIBLE[101]
    • TO JOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    • TO GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • TO MISS GEORGIANA SHIPLEY
    • TO RICHARD PRICE
    • DIALOGUE BETWEEN FRANKLIN AND THE GOUT
    • THE HANDSOME AND DEFORMED LEG[108]
    • TO MISS GEORGIANA SHIPLEY[109]
    • TO DAVID HARTLEY
    • SUPPLEMENT TO THE BOSTON INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE[111]
    • TO JOHN THORNTON
    • TO JOSEPH PRIESTLEY
    • TO JONATHAN SHIPLEY
    • TO JAMES HUTTON
    • TO SIR JOSEPH BANKS[114]
    • INFORMATION TO THOSE WHO WOULD REMOVE TO AMERICA[116]
    • APOLOGUE[117]
    • TO SIR JOSEPH BANKS
    • TO MRS. SARAH BACHE[119]
    • AN ECONOMICAL PROJECT
    • TO SAMUEL MATHER[121]
    • TO BENJAMIN VAUGHAN[122]
    • TO GEORGE WHATELY[123]
    • TO JOHN BARD AND MRS. BARD
    • TO JONATHAN SHIPLEY
    • TO ————————[127]
    • SPEECH IN THE CONVENTION; ON THE SUBJECT OF SALARIES[129]
    • MOTION FOR PRAYERS IN THE CONVENTION
    • SPEECH IN THE CONVENTION
    • TO THE EDITORS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE
    • TO REV. JOHN LATHROP[131]
    • TO THE EDITOR OF THE FEDERAL GAZETTE
    • TO CHARLES CARROLL[132]
    • AN ACCOUNT OF THE SUPREMEST COURT OF JUDICATURE IN PENNSYLVANIA, VIZ. THE COURT OF THE PRESS
    • AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC
    • TO DAVID HARTLEY
    • TO EZRA STILES[136]
    • ON THE SLAVE-TRADE
    • REMARKS CONCERNING THE SAVAGES OF NORTH AMERICA[138]
    • AN ARABIAN TALE[139]
    • A PETITION OF THE LEFT HAND
    • SOME GOOD WHIG PRINCIPLES
    • THE ART OF PROCURING PLEASANT DREAMS
  • NOTES
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