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.

Published by Printed and sold by W. and T. Bradford in Philadelphia .
Written in English.

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Edition Notes

Evans 23658
Words and passages likely to offend English readers are left blank.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-M⁴ N².
"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. 90-99.

Early works to 1800.


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E211 .P1323

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99, [1] p. ;
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