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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.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : printed. And sold by W. and T. Bradford., [1776]
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 addition here given increases the work upwards of one third. [Two lines from Thomson]
Series:Early American imprints. no. 14959.
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Online Access:Evans Digital Edition
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245 0 0 |a Common sense;  |h [electronic resource] :  |b 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. 
250 |a 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 addition here given increases the work upwards of one third. [Two lines from Thomson] 
260 |a Philadelphia :  |b printed. And sold by W. and T. Bradford.,  |c [1776] 
300 |a [6], 50 p. ;  |c 22 cm. (8vo) 
506 |a Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons. 
500 |a Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography. 
500 |a Advertised in the Pennsylvania journal for Feb. 14, 1776. 
500 |a Some copies were printed by Steiner and Cist; others by Benjamin Towne. Those printed by Steiner and Cist have type ornaments above and below half-title; those printed by Towne have plain rules. Cf. Gimbel, Richard. Thomas Paine: a bibliographical check list of Common sense, entries CS-10 through CS-13. 
500 |a Three states of the Towne printing noted by Gimbel. The first (CS-11) has an "Erata" statement on p. [6], correcting an error on p. 41; p. 45 is numbered. In the second state (CS-12), the error on p. 41 has been corrected and the errata statement deleted; p. 45 is numbered. In the third state (CS-13), the error on p. 41 has been corrected and the errata statement deleted; p. 45 is not numbered. 
500 |a With a half-title. 
510 4 |a Evans  |c 14959 
510 4 |a Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania,  |c 3434 
510 4 |a Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets,  |c 222f 
530 |a Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series. 
533 |a Electronic text and image data.  |b [Chester, Vt. :  |c Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc.,  |d 2002-2004.  |e Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text.  |f (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 14959). 
610 2 0 |a Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.  |b Meeting for Sufferings.  |t Ancient testimony and principles of the people called Quakers, renewed, with respect to the King and government. 
650 0 |a Political science. 
650 0 |a Monarchy. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 1775-1783. 
752 |a United States  |b Pennsylvania  |d Philadelphia. 
830 0 |a Early American imprints.  |n First series ;  |v no. 14959. 
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852 |b WWW