The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 9: Volume 9: January 1, 1760 Through December 31, 1761

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Early in the period covered by this volume Franklin wrote the "Canada Pamphlet," one of his earliest and most important efforts to influence British public opinion. In it he urged that in peace negotiations with France, Great Britain should insist on receiving the whole of Canada as a permanent possession, rather than the island of Guadeloupe. Franklin's time and attention were also taken up by a major contest with the Pennsylvania Proprietors before the officers of the Crown to gain royal approval of a series of important ...

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 9: Volume 9: January 1, 1760 Through December 31, 1761 1966, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300006599

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