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|Notes:||Attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography.
Advertised in the Pennsylvania journal for Feb. 14, 1776.
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.
Three states of the Towne printing noted by Gimbel. The first (CS-11) has an "Erata" statement on p. , 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.
With a half-title.
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- 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.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.