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CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.
IL iterature of the Revolutionary Period.
Passages from his Autobiography
Franklin's Discovery of the Positive and Negative States of Electricity
His Invention of the Lightning Rod
The Electrical Kite.
That Lightning usually passes from Earth to the Clouds
A Theory of Light and Heat
The Way to Wealth .
Franklin before the House of Commons
Rules for reducing a Great Empire to a Small One
The Ephemera : An Emblem of Human Life.
Dialogue between Franklin and the Gout
To George Whitefield, On Faith and Good Works
To Joseph Priestley, With a Method of deciding Doubtful Matters
To William Strahan, After the War had Begun
To his Daughter, Mrs. Sarah Bache, On Hereditary Titles and Honors
To Samuel Mather, With Biographical Anecdotes .
To George Whatley, With Moral and Philosopbical Reflections
To Mrs. Jane Mecom, On Good and Bad Spelling
To Thomas Paine, Dissuading him from publishing a Certain Work
To Noah Webster, On New-Fangled Modes of Writing and Printing :
To Ezra Stiles, With a Statement of his Religious Creed
To David Hartley, Explaining the Origin of the Stamp Act
To Robert Morris, On the State of American Credit in Europe
The Regicides in New England
Religious Customs in New England
The Character and Rule of Governor Burnet.
The Tragedy of Acadia
A Royalist View of the Patriot Leaders
Mistress Peggy goes to Court .
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A London Promenade in the Last Century
King George's Reluctant Submission
Personal Notes and Observations
After the Fight at Bunker's Hill
The Restless Army at Valley Forge
The Appeal of a Patriot
A Military Dinner-Party
A Republican No
Advice to a Favorite Nephew
On Women and Matrimony
To the Wife of his Friend
To a Happy Bridegroom
The Approach of the Presidency
A Great Experiment
An Admonition to his Niece
Farewell Address to the People of the United States of America
Characteristic Entries in his Diary
A Balanced Government
A Character of Franklin
To Nathan Webb, With a Strange Prediction
To James Sullivan, On Popular Suffrage
To his Wife, On the Birth of the New Nation
To Benjamin Rush, On Mrs. Adams's Patriotism
To Timothy Pickering, With an Account of a Famous Document
To John Quincy Adams, On his Election to the Presidency .
The Frogs of Windham
Stories of Connecticut Towns.
Manners and Customs of Connecticut in the Last Century
An Anecdote of Doctor Franklin
Hamilton and Adams
To Peter Carr, With Good Advice to a Young Man
To Madame La Comtesse de Tesse, in a Complimentary Vein
To P. Mazzei, Upon the Political Condition of the Country
To Doctor Benjamin Rush, Upon the Christian Religion
To Governor Sullivan, Concerning Presidential Tours .
To Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Giving Some Rules of Conduct
To John Adams, Taking a Cheerful View of Life .
To Doctor Vine Utley, Describing the Writer's Physical Condition
To John Adams, On Political Parties
To Timothy Pickering, On a Sermon by Doctor Channing
To John Adams, Recalling their Long Friendship
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
“ The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America"
Jos!Au QUINCY, JUN.
An Interview with Lord North
The Duty of Americans
The Feeling of Englishmen
The Consequences of “ Taste"
The Siege of Louisbourg.
Episodes of Warfare in New Hampshire
John and Roger: or New England Intolerance
His Proposal to his Peggy
An Appeal to Justice
An Appeal to Honesty
A Letter to a Lady
How Slavery was Fastened on the United States
Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence
A Tariff the Proper Source of National Revenue