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Mississippi River, discovered by “ Universal Instructor," etc., 47,

Marquette, Joliet, La Salle, 160. 48. Franklin and Meredith begin
Mission, the French : History of, the Pennsylvania Gazette, 65.

218-2:20. Franklin one of the Character of, 66-88. First Ger-
commission, 219. His welcome, man, 94. First daily, 94. Sale
220.

of the Pennsylvania Gazette.
Mobile, 160.

Pennsylvania Journal attacks
“Modest Inquiry into the Nature Franklin, 199, 200. Effect of the

and Necessity of a Paper Cur- Stamp_Act on the newspapers,
rency," 60-64.

196. Franklin's writings in the
Money : Sketch of issues of paper London newspapers, 200-206.

money in the colonies, 55. In Niagara, 161.
Massachusetts, 56. In South Caro- “Nightwalkers," 26.
lina, 56. In New Hampshire, Con- "No Stamped Paper to be had,"
necticut, Rhode Island, New York, 196.
and New Jersey, 57.

** Banks of Nollet, Abbé, opposes Franklin's
paper money, 57, 58. Paper

theories, 156.
money in Pennsylvania, 58, 59. Non-importation agreement, 193.
“ Warning of the Lords of Trade," Norris, Isaac, 167. Refuses to sign,
59.

New issues wanted, 60. 181. Resigns speakership, 182.
Franklin's pamphlet on paper
money, 60-64.

“ Observations on the Proceedings
Monopoly, an ancient, 34, 35.

against Rev. Mr. Hemphill,'' 80,
" Morals of Chess," 236.

81.
Moravian missionaries, 173.

“ Observations relative to the In-
Moravian Indians, 173. Massacre tentions of the Original Founders

of, by the Paxton Boys, 174, 175. of the Academy in Philadelphia,"
Protected at Philadelphia, 175, 152.
177.

Ohio Company, Surveyors of, cap.
Morellet, Abbé, 235, 237, 238.

tured by French, 162.
Mount Holly, witch ducking at, 71- Oliver, Andrew, Letters to Whately,
74.

209-212.

Euvres de M. Franklin, 208.
Nantes, reception of Franklin at, * Origin of the Whalebone Petti-

220-221.
“ Narrative of the Late Massacre,"
178-180.

Pamphlet regarding the Paxton
“Necessary Truth," an answer to Raid, 180, 181, 184.
“ Plain Truth," 148.

Papillon, Peter, 27.
New Castle, houses near, plundered Parables : Franklin's parable against
by privateers, 141.

persecution, 90, 91. Parable on
“New Experiments and Observa- brotherly love, 91, 92.
tions in Electricity,” 156.

Paraphrases : Of David's Lamenta-
New Hampshire, issues paper bills, tion, 86. Of a chapter of Job, 87,
57.

88. " The Levee," 89.
New Jersey, No printing press in, 7. Paris, Popularity of the American
Early roads across, 34. Journey cause, 221-223.

Excitement over
of Franklin across, 34, 35. Issues American successes, 230, 231.
paper bills, 57.

Parsons, J., publishes Autobiogra-
New York, issues paper money, 57.

phy, 258.
A stamp act in, 190.

Passy: Franklin reaches, 220. His
News Letter, 12, 13, 14, 23.

life at, 226-229, 233. Sketch of
Newspapers, first, in the colonies, Madame Brillon and Madame
11. Suppressed by government, Helvetius, 233-235.

Street in,
12. “The News Letter,” 12, 13. called Franklin, 250.
“ Boston Gazette" started, 13. Paxton : Massacre of the Indians by
First reporter, 14. “New England men from, 174, 175.

“Paxton
Courant” begun by James Frank- Boys" march to Philadelphia,
lin, 21. Bradford's

“ Weekly

175, 176. Their grievances, 177.
Mercury,” 47. Keimer issues Ride back to Lancaster, 178.

coat,” 8.

to, 148.

Pemberton, Israel: His estimate of 144, 145. Preparations for defense,
Franklin, 188.

146. Lottery started, 146. Ac-
Penn, William, 2, 37.

tion of the fire companies, 146,
Penn, John, 175, 176.

147. “Academy and Charitable
Pennsylvania : Censorship of the School,” 149-152. University of
press, 38.

No press in, 39. Gov. Pennsylvania, 152. Excitement
Keith, 39. Issues paper money, over Indian outrages, 164. Bodies
59. Warning of the Lords of of the killed displayed in the
Trade, 59, 60. More paper wanted, streets, 164, 165. Moravian In-
60. Franklin defends the issue, dians taken to, 175. City is
61-64. Franklin prints the bills, threatened by “Paxton Boys,”
64. Activity of the press, 93, 94. 175-177. Excitement over

the
Governor asks assembly to put “ Raid," 178, 179. Pamphlets on,
the province in a state of defense, 180, 181. Old-time election at,
137. Reply of the assenıbly, 138. 184-186. Franklin returns to,
Proclamation of the governor, 240, 241. Popularity at, 241-243.
138, 139. Governor and assembly “Philadelphische Zeitung,” 94.
quarrel about the redemptioners, ' Pilgrim's Progress," 8.
139. Outrages on the Delaware Pirates : Abundance of, in the colo
by privateers, 141. Action of the nies, 14. Names of famous, 14.
assembly regarding, 141. Excite- Treatment of, 15. " Blackbeard"
ment at Lewiston, 142. Associa- or Theach, 16, 17. Franklin
tion for defense of the prov- writes a ballad on, 18. Notice of,
ince, 144-148. Indian conference in the Courant, 26.
at Carlisle, 157. Trouble with “Plain Dealer," 180.
the French, 161. Delegates sent “ Plain Truth,” 142. Advertise-
to Albany, 161, 162. Capture of ment of, 142, 143. Purpose of,
Trent,

162. Braddock's expe- 144. Influence of, 148. Answers
dition, 163, 164. Devastation of
the province, 164, 165. Measures “Plea for Improving the Condition
of the assembly, 165. Quarrel of Free Blacks," 246.
with the Penns, 165. Vote money, Pleiades, Titan, 51, 52.
166. Quarrel with the governor, Poems, written by Franklin, 92.
167. Sends Franklin to represent Pollard, Ann, 1, 2.
the province in London, 167. Con- | Pontiac, conspiracy of, 172, 173.
spiracy of Pontiac, 172, 173. Mo- “Poor Richard,” Name taken from
ravian Indians in Lancaster, 173. Poor Robin," 101.

“ Richard
Massacre by Paxton Boys, 174, Saunders,” taken from an Eng-
175. Assembly censure the pro- lish almanac, 101, 102. First num-
prietary family, 180.

ber issued, 102. Prefaces, 103–
Perth Amboy, 34.

109. Humor of, 109, 110. Saws
Peters, Rev. Richard, 136.

and Maxims, 111, 112. Borrowed
“ Petition of the Left Hand," 236. from Ray, 112, 113. Effect on
Perfumes,” 266.

Paul Jones, 113, 114. Father Ab-
Philadelphia : Franklin reaches raham's Address, 114-126. Popu-
the city, 35. Andrew Bradford,

larity of, 127-129.
36. History of printing at, 36-39. “ Poor Robin,” gives a hint for
The Pennsylvania Gazette started, “Poor Richard," 101, 102.
65, 66.

Franklin attempts to Postmaster : Duties of, at Boston, 12.
reform the city watch, 83; “ News Letter” started by, 12,
forms the Union Fire Company, 13. " Boston Gazette" started
85.

Activity of the press, 93, 94.
Library Company, 94, 95. Al- Postmaster-general for the colo-
manac makers in, 99, 100. First nies, Franklin appointed a, 157.
magazines in the United States, Post-office, reforms of Franklin in
129-135. Rejoicings over capture the, 158, 159.
of Louisburg, 140. Excitement “ Preface to a Speech," 182.
over outrages on the Delaware, Press, Printing : few in the colonies,
141. Appearance of Plain Truth, 7. First in Middle Colonies, 36.
142-144. Association for Defense, Struggle for Liberty of, in Penn-

by, 13.

sylvania, 37, 38. Early printers "Rules of Health," 110.
in Pennsylvania, 39. Activity of, “Rules for reducing a great empire
in Pennsylvania, 94, 95. Liberty to a small one," 203.

of, 246-248.
Price, Dr., 253, 258, 259.

Saunders, Bridget, 103, 105, 107.
“Pride and Hooped Petticoats,” Saunders, Richard : Edits an Eng-
26.

lish almanac, 101. Franklin as-
Priestley, Dr., 171.

sumes the name, 101.
Printers : Early printers in Philadel- “ Sea Hens and Black Gowns,”: 74.

plia, 30. Defence of, 70, 76. “Scandal,” 79.
Privateers : Spanish privateers off School : Franklin proposes to found

the coast, 139. French and Span- the “ Academy and Charitable
ish, in the Delaware, 140, 141, School," 136. Founds Philadel
142. American, 229, 230.

phia Academy, 143–152.
Proclamation of the Governor of “ Science du Bonhomme Richard,"
Pennsylvania, 138, 139.

128.
"Public Occurrences,” first news- Scotch-Irish, of Lancaster, 173,
paper in the colonies, 11, 12.

174. Threaten the Indians, 174.

Massacre the Indians, 174, 175.
Quakers, Sewel's History of, 46. “ Sending Felons to America,"

Question of military service, 138, 243.
140, 141, 164, 165, 176, 179.

Sewel, William, History of the
Quebec, 56.

Quakers reprinted in Philadel-
Quelch, the pirate, his death the phia, 46.

occasion of the first newspaper Sewell, Chief Justice, 13.
reporting in America, 14, 15. Shaftesbury, 19.

Shakespeare : Earliest

copy

of
Ray: Franklin borrows from his works in America, 7.

" Collection of English Proverbe," "Shavers and Trimmers,” 77.
112, note.

“Short Discourse Proving that the
“Redeemed Captive Returning to Jewish or Seventh Day Sabbath
Zion," 8.

is Repealed," probably written
Redemptioners, Quarrel of gover- by Franklin, 50, 51.

nor and assembly regarding, Shute, Samuel, Governor of Mas-
139.

sachusetts, 26, 28. Courant at-
Reforms attempted by Franklin, tacks him, 28, 29.

82-85. In the post-office, 158, 159. “Simple Cobbler of Agawam," etc.,
“Religion of Nature Delineated," 8.

Wollaston's, 40. Replied to by Single, Celia. 78.
Franklin, 40-43.

Smith, John : Writes “ Necessary
“Religious Courtship,” of De Foe, Truth,”' 147. Action in his fire
48.

company, 147.
“Remarkable Occurrences," 196. South Carolina : North Carolina not
“Remarks concerning the Savages cut off from, 2. Issues paper
of North America,'' 157, 240.

bills, 50.
" Remarks on a Protest," 187.

Sowle, Andrew, 37.
Reporting: First newspaper report- “Spectator, The:” Influence of, on
ing in America, 14, 15.

Franklin, 19, 20. His imitation
“Repository, The,' discusses the of, 24.

authorship of one of Franklin's Stamp Act, 189-191. Franklin's
parables, 31.

opinion of, 191, 192. Feeling in
“Retort Courteous," 243, 244–246. America, 193, 194–198. Repeal of,
Reyners, Joseph, 39.

198.
Rhode Island : No printing press in, Stevens, Henry, buys the Franklin
7. Issues paper bills, 57.

MS., 250.
Roads across New Jersey, 34, 35. Story, Thomas, 219.
Royal Society neglects Franklin's Stuber, Henry, lis Life of Franklin,

letter, 155. Elects him a mein- 259.
ber, 156. Gives him the Copley “Supplement to the Boston Inde
medal, 156.

pendent Chronicle,'' 238, 239.

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Tax : Quarrel regarding taxes on Virginia, First printing press in, 37.
Penn estate, 165, 166, 167.

“ Visit to the Elysian Fields," 236.
Taylor, Jacob, 39.

Voltaire, 222.
Taylor, Jeremy, 90-97.

Votes and Proceedings, etc., of the
Teacroft, Patience, 78.

people of Boston, 205, 206.
Temple, John : Duel with Whately,
211.

“Waste of Life," 79.
Theach, John, the pirate, 16, 17. “ Watch, The City," 82, 83. Frank-
Franklin's ballad on, 14, 18.

lin attempts to reform it, 83, 84.
“ Thoughts of the Ephemera," etc., “Way to Wealth,” 128, 129. French
78.

translation of, 208. Popularity in
Tolls on roads in New Jersey, 34. France, 221.
Touch of the Times, A,” Frank. Webb, George, betrays Franklin's

lin denies having printed it, 50. plans to Keimer, 47, 48.
“ Treacle fetched out of a Viper," Webbe, John, betrays Franklin's
8.

plan for a magazine, 129, 130.
Treasure, belief in hidden, 51-53. “The Detection,'' 130-144. Starts
Treaty of 1783, story regarding the The American Magazine, 134, 135.
signing denied, 212.

Wedderburn, 212.
“True and Impartial State of Penn- Whately, William, Letters from
sylvania,” 180.

Hutchinson and Oliver, 209-212.
“ True Happiness," 79.

“ Whistle, The Story of the," 236.

Wickes, Lambert, 229.
Union : The Albany plan, 161, 162. Witch ducking at Mount Holly, 72-

Similarity to a plan of Daniel 74.

Coxe, 162, 163. Failure, 163. Wollaston : “ Religion of Nature,”
“Union, The," Fire Company, 85, 40. Franklin's reply to, 40, 41.
147.

Writings of Franklin : Ballads, 14-
United States Government, buys the 18. Dogood Papers, 25, 26. Con-
Franklin Manuscripts, 265.

tributions to the Courant, 30-32.
“ Universal Instructor, The,” issued Discourse on Liberty and Neces-

by Keimer, 47, 48. Bought by sity, 40-43. Busy body," 49-53.
Franklin, 53.

A Modest Inquiry into the Na-
University of Pennsylvania, founded ture and Necessity of a Paper
1719 by Franklin, 152.

Currency, 60-64. Contributions
“ Usefulness of Mathematics,” 78. to Pennsylvania Gazette, 65-88.

Pamphlets in defense of Mr.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 253.

Hemphill, 79-82. Paraphrases of
Veillard, M. le, 253, 254, 255, 256. the Bible, 86-90. Parables, 90-92.
Vergennes : Sends messenger to for- "The Levee," 90. Abridgment

bid Franklin coming to Paris, 220. of the Catechism, 92.
Trouble with the privateer, 229.
Forbids the discussion of Amer- Xenophon, 19.
ican affairs, 230.

Zionitischer Weyrauch-Hügel, 94.

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