Common sense
Thomas Paine

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.

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Published by Printed and sold by Solomon Southwick, 1776. in Newport [R.I.] .
Written in English.

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LC copy: Exchange: Antiquarian Society.
Bristol B4308
ESTC W32281
Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B⁴ C² ²[A]⁴ ²B-D⁴.
LC copy imperfect: sections III-IV (31 p. at end) wanting.

Early works to 1800.


Library of Congress
E211 .P1315

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[4], 16, 31, [1] p. ;
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