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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 6: Franklin (search)
nch friends, received the king's portrait set in four hundred diamonds, and in one of the royal litters was carried down to his point of embarkation at Havre de Grace. Franklin arrived in Philadelphia in September, 1785, resolved to set his house in order. He was soon made aware that, like the hero in The Conquest of Granada, he had not leisure yet to die. He was overwhelmed with congratulations; or, as he put it with characteristic modesty of phrase in a letter to his English friend Mrs. Hewson: I had the happiness of finding my family well, and of being very kindly received by my Country folk. In the month after his arrival he was elected President of the State of Pennsylvania; and the honour was thrust upon him again in 1786 and in 1787. In a letter of 14 November, 1785, he says: I had not firmness enough to resist the unanimous desire of my country folks; and I find myself harnessed again in their service for another year. They engrossed the prime of my life. They hav
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
t, 262 Hartford Wits, 164, 169, 170, 172 Hartley, David, 266 Hasty Pudding, 170 Hawkins, Sir, Richard, 2 Hawks of hawk Hollow, the, 222, 311 Hawthorne, 268, 308, 310, 220, 323, 324, 333,355 Hayes, John, 163 Hayman, Robert, 4 Hazlitt, William, 212 Headsman, he, 301 Heamne, James A., 212, 213, 228 Hedge, Frederick Henry, 333 Hell-Fire Club, 112, 113 Henderson, Richard, 198 Henry, Patrick, 144, 146, 236 Henry, William Wirt, 18 n. Heralds' College, 18 Hewson, Mrs., 101 Higginson, Rev., John, 153 Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 341 Hill, G. H., 227 Hilson, 221 Historical collections (Burton), 93 Historical collections of the Indians in New England, 25 Historical review of the Constitution and government of Pennsylvania, an, 97 History of New England (Gookin), 25 History of New England (Hubbard), 25, 27 History of New England, a (Withrop), 22, 23 n. History of New Jersey, 27 History of New York (Smith), 27 History