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Cato's letters; essays on liberty, civil and religious, and other important subjects.

Author: John Trenchard; Thomas Gordon
Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press, 1971.
Series: Civil liberties in American history.
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"John Trenchard (1662 ? 17 December 1723) was an English writer and Commonwealthman...From 1720 to 1723, Trenchard, again with Thomas Gordon, wrote a series of 144 weekly essays entitled Cato's Letters, condemning corruption and lack of morality within the British political system and warning against tyranny. The essays were published as Essays on Liberty, Civil and Religious, first in the London Journal and then in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
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Trenchard, John, 1662-1723.
Cato's letters.
New York, Da Capo Press, 1971
(OCoLC)624443310
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Trenchard; Thomas Gordon
ISBN: 0306719657 9780306719653
OCLC Number: 155828
Notes: Reprint of the 1755 ed.
Description: 4 volumes in 2. 23 cm.
Series Title: Civil liberties in American history.
Responsibility: [By Trenchard and Gordon].

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"John Trenchard (1662 ? 17 December 1723) was an English writer and Commonwealthman...From 1720 to 1723, Trenchard, again with Thomas Gordon, wrote a series of 144 weekly essays entitled Cato's Letters, condemning corruption and lack of morality within the British political system and warning against tyranny. The essays were published as Essays on Liberty, Civil and Religious, first in the London Journal and then in the British Journal. These essays became a cornerstone of the Commonwealthmen tradition."--Wikipedia.

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