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Common sense: [electronic resource] : 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. : [Two lines from Thomson]

Author/Creator:
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809., author
Edition:
The sixth edition.
Publication:
[Providence] : Philadelphia, printed: Providence, re-printed and sold by John Carter, at Shakespear's Head, near the Court-House., M,DCC,LXXVI. [1776]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14958.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (44, [2] pages)
Subjects:
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.
Political science.
Monarchy.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Providence.
Notes:
Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.
"Appendix to Common sense: The necessity of independency."--p. [35]-[46]. Includes Paine's "Address to the people called Quakers." Advertised for sale separately in the Providence gazette for March 2, 1776. Some copies were issued without the Appendix.
Errata statement, pages [46].
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 14958).
Cited in:
Evans 14958
Bristol B4319
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 637
Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 222t
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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