Benjamin Franklin: His Contribution to the American Tradition

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INDEX

A
Abraham, 28
Adams, Matthew, 75
Addison Joseph, Cato, quoted, 127-128
Adult education, 44, 149
Albany Plan of Union ( 1754), 37, 144-145, 226, 228
Allen, Judge, 99
American Philosophical Society, 171
Archer, Dr., 197

B
Bache, Richard, son-in-law of Franklin, 156, 298
Bacon, Francis, 52, 56
Bailey, Francis, 163
Baird, Dr., 102
Balzac, Honoré de, 38
Becker, Carl, on Franklin, 39
Bedford, Duke of, 252, 252 n. Belcher, Gov. Jonathan, 290
Bond, Thomas, 177
Boston Franklin's birthplace, 71; Franklin leaves, 82; bequest to free schools of, 157-158, 358n.; small pox and practice of inoculation in, 193- 195, 196, 198; Franklin's trust fund to, provisions of, 158-163
Boston News Letter, The, 79
Boyle's Lectures, 100
Boylston, Dr. Zabdiel, 195
Bradford, Andrew, printer, 83, 85, 98, 102, 103, 104, 108- 109
Bradford, William, printer, 82- 83, 85
Brientnal, Joseph, 102, 103, 107
Brockden, Charles, 165
Brownell, George, 72
Bunyan John, Pilgrim's Progress, 74
Burlington, N. J., Franklin visits on business, 98-99
Burnet, Governor William, 104
Burton R., Historical Collections, 74
Bustill, Samuel, 99

C
Carlyle, Thomas, 38
Carnegie, Andrew, 115
Carroll, John, 46
Catholic Church, 46
Cicero, quoted, 128
Clark, Gen.255

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • General Introduction For The Makers of the American Tradition Series vii
  • Foreword xi
  • Contents xxi
  • Chronology xxiii
  • I Introduction 27
  • II ◆ The Lessons of Experience 68
  • III · Self-Improvement and Mutual Aíd 112
  • IV ◆ In the Service of the Community 164
  • V Inventions and Applications of Science 189
  • VI ◆ The Style of Being American 225
  • Bibliography 307
  • Index 309
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