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. [Two lines from Thomson]

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Paine, Thomas
Other Authors: Southwick, Solomon (Printer)
Format: eBook
Published: Newport [R.I.] Printed and sold by Solomon Southwick 1776, M,DCC,LXX,VI. [1776]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 222p. - Advertised in the Newport Mercury for April 8, 1776. This consists of the sheets of "Thoughts on the present state of American affairs: extracted from a pamphlet, lately published in Philadelphia, entitled Common sense .." (31, [1] p.; Alden 641, q.v.) with the title page lef blank, preceded by the text of the first half of Common sense supplied in the 16 preliminary pages. - Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 639. - Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography. - Bristol, B4308. - English Short Title Catalog, W32281. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Shipton & Mooney, 43118
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],16,31,[1]p) 8°