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The Arithmetical Curiosity

To Peter Collinson SIR, According to your request, I now send you the Arithmetical Curiosity, of which this is the history. Being one day in the country, at the house of our common friend, the late learned Mr. Logan, he shewed me a folio French book, filled with magic squares, wrote, if I forget not,…

Securing the Friendship of the Indians

To James Parker Dear Mr. Parker, Philadelphia, March 20, 1750,1. I have, as you desire, read the Manuscript you sent me; and am of Opinion, with the publick-spirited Author, that securing the Friendship of the Indians is of the greatest Consequence to these Colonies; and that the surest Means of doing it, are, to regulate…

The Movement of Hurricanes

To Jared Eliot Dear Sir Philada. Feb. 13. 1749,50 You desire to know my Thoughts about the N.E. Storms beginning to Leeward. Some Years since there was an Eclipse of the Moon at 9 in the Evening, which I intended to observe, but before 8 a Storm blew up at N E. and continued violent…

The Example of Confucius

To George Whitefield Dear Sir, Philadelphia, July 6, 1749. Since your being in England, I have received two of your favours, and a box of books to be disposed of. It gives me great pleasure to hear of your welfare, and that you purpose soon to return to America. We have no kind of news…

The Nature of Boys

To Jane Mecom DEAR SISTER, Philadelphia, I received your letter, with one for Benny, and one for Mr. Parker, and also two of Benny’s letters of complaint, which, as you observe, do not amount to much. I should have had a very bad opinion of him, if he had written to you those accusations of…