Common sense

Common sense

addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects. I. Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of monarchy and hereditary succession. III. Thoughts on the present state of American affairs. IV. Of the present ability of America, with some miscellaneous reflections.

A new edition, with several additions in the body of the work. To which is added an appendix; together with an address to the people called Quakers. N.B. The new addition here given increases the work upwards of one third. [Two lines from Thomson]

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Published by Philadelphia printed: Newbury Port, reprinted, by John Mycall, and to be sold at the printing office. in [Newburyport, Mass.] .
Written in English.

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Edition Notes

With a half-title.

Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.

Advertised in the Essex journal, Newburyport, May 18, 1776.

Signatures: [A]⁴ B-H⁴(H4 blank).

Error in paging: p. 50 misnumbered 56.

Evans 14961.

Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 222o.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14961).

Early American imprints -- no. 14961.

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61, [3] p.
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