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CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.
lands-Books—Col. Le Maire.
timent on America-Relations with Spain-W. T. Franklin-
bary states-Outfit and allowance.
To James Madison, December 8
Taxes-Constitution for Virginia—Thomas Paine-Monti-
cello-Visit to France.
oly-Visit to France-European war-British treaty— Ministers'
treaties-France-Barbary pirates and their treatment—Letters.
events—British politics-Commercial retaliation-Books.
tion from Price-European news—Voltaire's legacy-Gold and
itics—American capital-Congressional power over trade-
France and America-Balloons.
Correspondence-London or Paris-Suppression of Journal
de Paris-Social life.
European news-Character of W. F. Franklin-Reception
To Richard Henry Lee, July 12
Reading of Letters — Packets - American finances — New
To John Adams, July 31.
Instructions for commercial treaties-Cipher.
feeling against Great Britain.
European politics—American commerce-Barbary powers-
ception of Franklin.
values of artificers and seamen-Necessity of naval force.
Revisal-English falsehoods—Disadvantage of commerce-
of Virginia-Scientific news.
-Improvement in musket-Tobacco.
debts of Virginia–Pay of Congressmen-Secession of States-
New States-Violation of Virginia Constitution by Assembly.
Kentucky-Spanish colonies—Specimens of animals.
Books and watch-Houdon-Inscription for statue of Wash-