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The political writings of Thomas Paine

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: Granville, Middletown, N.J. : G.H. Evans, 1839.
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Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Political writings of Thomas Paine.
Granville, Middletown, N.J. : G.H. Evans, 1839
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Paine
OCLC Number: 9959860
Notes: The biographical sketch is mainly copied from the sketch prefixed to the edition of Paine's political works published at Charlestown, Mass., in 1824. cf. p. 8.
Description: 2 volumes : front (portrait) ; 23 cm
Contents: Vol. 1: --
A brief sketch of the life of Thomas Paine --
Common Sense --
Epistle to Quakers --
The crisis --
Public Good: Being an examination into the claim of Virginia to the vacant western territory, and the right of the United States to the same: to which is added proposals por laying off a new state, to be applied as a fund for carrying on the war, or redeeming the national debt, 1780 --
Letter to the Abbe Raynal, on the affairs of North America: in which the mistakes in the Abbe's account of the Revolution of America are corrected and cleared up --
Dissertations on government, the affairs of the bank, and paper money --
Anecdote of James Monroe and Rufus King --
Address from Bordentown --
To the English people, on the invasion of England To the French inhabitants of Louisiana --
To the citizens of Pennsylvania on the proposal for calling a convention --
Of constitutions, governments, and charters --
Remarks on the political and military affairs of Europe --
Of the English navy --
Remarks on Governor Lewis's speech to the legislature, at Albany, New York --
Of gun-boats --
Of the comparative powers and expense of ships of war, gun-boats, and fortifications --
Remarks on a string of resolutions offered by Mr. Hale, to the New York House of Representatives at Albay --
Three letters to Morgan Lewis, on his prosecution of Thomas Farmer, for one hundred thousand dollars damages --
On the question, will there be war? --
Letter from Thomas Paine to General Washington --
Letter from General Washington to Thomas Paine --
Royal Pedigree (supposed to be Mr. Paine's) Vol. 2: --
Prospects on the Rubicon --
Rights of Man, being an answer to Mr. Burke's attack on the French Revolution --
Rights of Man, combining principles and practice --
Letter to the authors of the Republican --
Letter to the Abbe Sieyes --
Address to the addressers --
Letters to Lord Onslow --
Dissertation on first principles of government --
Speech delivered in the French national convention --
Letter to Mr. Secretary Dundas, letter the first --
The decline and fall of the English system of finance --
Letter to the people of France --
Reasons for preserving the life of Louis Capet, as delivered to the national convention --
Agrarian justice, opposed to agrarian law, and to agrarian monopoly --
Letter to the people of France,and the French armies, on the even of the 18th Fructidor (Sep. 4, 1797) and its consequences --
Letter to Mr. Secretary Dundas, letter the second Letter to the sheriff of the county of Sussex --
Letter to Sir Archibald Macdonald, Attorney General, letter the first --
Letter to the Attorney General, on the prosecution against the second part of Rights of Man --
Letter on the propriety of bring Louis XVI to trial --
Speech in the national convention on the question "shall or shall not a respite of the sentence of Louis XVI take place" --
On Louisiana and emissaries --
A challenge to the federalists to declare their principles --
Liberty of the press --
The emissary Cullen, otherwise Carpenter --
Communication on Cullen --
Federalists beginning to reform --
To a friend of peace --
Notifications respecting the imposter Cullen, alias M'Cullen, alias Carpenter, the associate of the Federalists of New York On the emissary Cullen --
On the affairs of England --
To the people of New York --
Reply to Cheetham --
Extract of a letter to Dr. Mitchell, senator for the state of New York --
Reprimand to James Cheetham --
Cheetham and his tory paper --
Note to Cheetham --
To the citizens of New York --
The emissary Cheetham --
To the federal faction --
Memorial to congress --
To congress --
To the honourable, the speaker of the house of Representatives.
Responsibility: secretary to the Committee of foreign affairs in the American Revolution ; to which is prefixed a brief sketch of the author's life.


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