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.

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.

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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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Name of printer from ESTC.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-H⁴.
LC copy lacks final blank leaf.
LC copy has inscription on front fly-leaf: "Moncure D. Conway".
Bristol B4312
ESTC W32280

Early works to 1800.


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E211 .P124

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61, [3] p. (final leaf blank) ;
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