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FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO THE COURT OF FRANCE,
AND FOR THE TREATY OF PEACE AND INDEPENDENCE
WITH ŚREAT BRITAIN, &c.
AND CONTINUED TO THE TIME OF HIS DEATH
BY HIS GRANDSON, .
WILLIAM TEMPLE FRANKLIN.
NOW FIRST PUBLISHED
FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT,
THE PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE & PUBLIC NEGOTIATIONS
TOGETHER WITH THE WHOLE OF HIS
POLITICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, & MISCELLANEOUS WORKS.
PHILADELPHIA: PRINTED BY T. S. MANNING.
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BE IT REMEMBERED. That on the tenth day Of July* ia the forty third year of the independence of the United States of America, A. [,. i8i8> WILLIAM DUANE.of thctald fiiitri
i deposited in this office, the title of a book, the ri^ht wner of neclaima at Joint proprietor, with WILLIAM TEMPLE FRANKLIN, Es<l. Legatee, in the wonts following, to; »n: "Memoirs of the L.fe and Writings of Benlamin Franklin* L. L. D. 6c F. R. S. Minister plenipotentiary from the United state* of North America, at the court of France, and for the treaty of peace and independence, dec with Great Britain. Written by himself to a late period, and continued to the time of bit death, by his grandson, William Temple Franklin. Now ft st published, from the original manuscript, compriuiiR the Frirate Correspondence and Puhlic Negotiations of Dr. Franklin: together with the whole or hU Political, PbUoiopbical, and Miscellaneous Works. I
la conformity to an Act of the Congress of the United State*, cntituled "An Art Cm* the encouragemeut of learning, by securing the copies of maps eham, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times thertio mentioned." And also to the Act entitled «« An Act supplementary to an Act entitled An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietor. .. r' nuh copies during the tmes therein mentioned," and extending the benefits the :n(, engTariog] and etching historical and other prints."
the author! and proprietor J .. t Mtch copies during the n mentioned," and extending the benefits theruof to the arts of designing, and etching historical and other prints."
Clerk of the Eastern District of I'cnneylvani'