Common sense
Thomas Paine

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Table of Contents

(from t.p.) 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.

Edition Notes

Added half t.p. reads: Common sense, and Plain truth. The third edition, corrected. (Price eighteen-pence).
Anonymous. By Thomas Paine.
"N.B. The new addition here given increases the work upwards of one-third".
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-G⁴ H² I²(-I2)
"To the representatives of the religious society of the people called Quakers, or to so many of them as were concerned in publishing a late piece, entitled 'The ancient testimony and principles of the people called Quakers, renewed, with respect to the king and government, and touching the commotions now prevailing in these and other parts of America ...'": p. 49-54.
Issued with: Paine, Thomas. Additions to Common sense. [London] : Philadelphia printed, London re-printed for J. Almon ..., 1776 -- Chalmers, James. Plain truth, addressed to the inhabitants of America ... Second edition. [London] : Philadelphia printed, London, reprinted for J. Almon ..., 1776.
LC copy has bookplate of Moncure Daniel Conway.
ESTC T204932

Genre
Early works to 1800.
Other Titles
Common sense and Plain truth

Classifications

Library of Congress
E211 .P13

The Physical Object

Pagination
[6], 54 p. ;
Number of pages
54

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6936156M
LC Control Number
04002094

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