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: Bell, Robert (Printer)
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia Printed, and sold, by R. Bell, in Third-Street 1776, MDCCLXXVI. [1776]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 222a. - Advertised in the Pennsylvania evening post for Jan. 9, 1776. - Bookseller's advertisement, p. [80]. - English Short Title Catalog, W30444. - Evans, 14954. - Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3433. - Reproduction of original from Library of Congress. - The first edition. Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography. - Two states noted. In the first, line 12 of title ends "some mis-"; in the second, "some". For a discussion of additional points, see: Gimbel, Richard. Thomas Paine: a bibliographical check list of Common sense
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4], 79, [1] p) 8°