The Letters of Benjamin Franklin & Jane Mecom

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INDEX

A
Academy of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 272
Adams, Abigail (Mrs. John Adams), 164
Adams, John, 16, 138, 156, 172; takes crown soap to BF in France, 199-200
Adams, Samuel, 156
Adams, Thomas, 357
Address to the Protestant Dissenters of all Denominations, An, by Joseph Priestley, 145
Adventure, American schooner, brings news of Cornwallis's surrender, 212
Ahlefeldtz, Count, 104
Alexander, Marianne. See Williams, Marianne Alexander (Mrs. Jonathan Williams Jr.)
All, Isaac, Philadelphia shipmaster, 8, 118, 120; visits JM, 260, 263, 271
Alliance, 203-204
Alphabet, devised by BF, 250-51, 255, 264-65; JM has difficulties with, 267; BF comments on, 273-74, 277
Ancocus, Temple Franklin's farm at, 264, 267
André, John ( Major), 177
Andrea Doria, American armed vessel, 261
Anne, Queen, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, BF's anecdote of, 319
Ann Street, Boston. See North Street, Boston
Antigua Gazette, The, 10, 48
Appeal to the Justice and Interest of the People of Great Britain, by Arthur Lee, 145
Ariosto, 273
Arnold, Welcome, of Providence, 258
Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion, by BF, 38
Ashbridge, Mr., 169
Ashmead, Mrs., nurse in the Bathe household, 119-20, 187, 314
Asworth, Captain, 136
Atkinson, John, 245
Aurora General Advertiser, published by Benjamin Franklin Bache, 342-44 Autobiography, by BF, 5, 339

B
Babcock, Henry, 209-10
Babcock, Joshua (Dr.), 78, 209
Bache, Benjamin Franklin ("Kingbird"), grandson of BF, vi, 111, 113- 14, 119, 127, 129; reminds BF of his son Francis, 133-35, 137, 159-61; goes to France with BF, 169, 177, 185-86; goes to Switzerland to school, 191, 193, 197, 200, 207, 208; JM desires news of, 210, 215-16, 219-20; rejoins BF in France, 225, 227, 233, 235; returns to America with BF, 237, 239-40, 241, 268; John Vaughan speaks highly of, 271, 273; prints Mrs. Barbauld's books, 320-21; publishes daily newspaper, 342-44
Bache, Deborah, granddaughter of BF, has smallpox by inoculation, 335
Bache, Elizabeth Franklin, granddaughter of BF, 201-2, 266; her gift of a pincushion, 268, 271, 273, 331, 341- 42, 344
Bache, Franklin, great-grandson of BF, vi-viii
Bache, Louis (Lewis), grandson of BF, 201-2, 321
Bache, Richard, son-in-law of BF, 15, 24; marries Sally Franklin, 98-99; visits Boston, 106-7; JM's good opinion of, 108, 111; goes to England, 113-14, 118, 120; visits BF in England, 134-35; returns to Philadelphia, 135-37, 153, 155, 163, 169- 70, 176-77; JM has no word from, 183-84, 187; has had no word from France, 194, 202, 204-5; letter to, 218-19, 221-23, 240, 242, 245, 263, 267, 271-72, 277, 281, 287, 289, 294, 297; informs JM of BF's death, 20, 341, 344-46; goes to Europe, 347-48
Bache, Richard Jr., grandson of BF, 321
Bache, Sarah, granddaughter of BF, 165, 188; death of, 313
Bache, Sarah, eight and last child of Sarah Franklin Bache and Richard Bache, 20, 313-14
Bache, Sarah (Sally) Franklin (Mrs. Richard Bache), daughter of BF, 15, 20, 24, 30, 74; accompanies BF to

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