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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. / By Thomas Paine, secretary to the Committee for Foreign Affairs to Congress during the American war, and the author of The rights of Man, and A letter to the Abbe Raynal.

Author/Creator:
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Other Title:
Common sense.
Edition:
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 edition here given increases the work upwards of one-third.
Publication:
London : Printed for J. S. Jordan, no. 166 Fleet-Street, M.DCC.XCI. [1791]
Format/Description:
Book
90, [2] p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Monarchy.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Political science.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings. Ancient testimony and principles of the people called Quakers, renewed, with respect to the king and government.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Notes:
First published: Philadelphia, 1776.
Edition statement transposed, precedes authorship statement on title-page.
Signatures: A-L M .
Publisher's advertisements: p. [1] at the end.
"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 comotions now prevailing in these and other parts of America, addressed to the people in general.,'" p. [82]-90.
Penn Chronology:
1791
Cited in:
Gimbel, R. Thomas Paine, CS-59.
OCLC:
16413936
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