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] for Samuel Phillips, Jun. of Andover. in [Newburyport, Mass.] .
Written in English.

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With a half-title.

Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.

Advertised in the Essex journal, Newburyport, Apr. 26, 1776. Another issue (Evans 14961) names Mycall as printer.

Signatures: [A]⁴ B-H⁴ (H4 blank).

Bristol B4312.

Shipton & Mooney 43117.

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

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 43117).

Early American imprints -- no. 43117.

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61, [3] p.
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