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|Named Person:||Thomas Paine; Thomas Paine|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Chalmers; George Chalmers; Alexander Hamilton; Rationalis.; William Smith; John Dickinson
|Notes:||Attributed to James Chalmers by T.R. Adams. Erroneously attributed to William Smith, George Chalmers, Alexander Hamilton, and others.
Dedicated to John Dickinson.
Three states noted by Adams, in addition to the four states without the Additions. Cf. his "Authorship and printing of Plain truth by 'Candidus.'" Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 49 (1955): 230-248. Another state, not mentioned in Adams, has 98-135,  p. at end. Pages [137-138] have "The printer to the public ..." and a bookseller's advertisement.
"The printer to the public: on the freedom of the press."--Page [1-2]. With a bookseller's advertisement, p. .
Includes also a critique of Common sense, signed Rationalis, and Cato's [i.e. William Smith's] second letter to the people of Pennsylvania.
"Additions to Plain truth ... written by the author of Plain truth ..."--, 98-136 p. at end, with separate title page, p. .
Bookseller's advertisements, p. 96, 136.
|Description:||1 online resource (64, 57-64, 73-96, , 98-136 pages).|
|Series Title:||Eighteenth century collections online.|
|Responsibility:||written by Candidus. ; [Four lines of quotations].|