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. : [Two lines from Thomson]

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Published by Philadelphia, printed: Providence, re-printed and sold by John Carter, at Shakespear's Head, near the Court-House. in [Providence] .
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Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.

"Appendix to Common sense: The necessity of independency."--p. [35]-[46]. Includes Paine's "Address to the people called Quakers." Some copies were issued without the Appendix.

Bristol B4320.

Shipton & Mooney 43123.

Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 638.

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

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 43123)

Early American imprints -- no. 43123.

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44, [2] p.
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