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Plain Truth; Addressed to the Inhabitants of America [microform]: Containing, Remarks on a Late Pamphlet, Entitled Common Sense. Wherein Are Shewn, That the Scheme of Independence Is Ruinous, Delusive, and Impracticable: That Were the Author's Asseverations, Respecting the Power of America, as Real as Nugatory; Reconcilliation With Great Britain, Would Be Exalted Policy: And That Circumstanced as We Are, Permanent Liberty, and True Happiness, Can Only Be Obtained by Reconciliation With That Kingdom

written by Candidus. ; [Three lines of quotations]
Format
EBook; Book; Microform; Online
Published
Philadelphia : Printed, and sold, by R. Bell, in Third-Street., MDCCLXXVI. [1776]
Language
English
Series
Early American Imprints 1st Series
Description
[8], 84, [2] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Notes
  • Attributed to James Chalmers by T.R. Adams. Erroneously attributed to William Smith, George Chalmers, Alexander Hamilton, and others.
  • Dedicated to John Dickinson.
  • Four states noted by Adams, who describes an additional three states as issued with "Additions to Plain truth." Cf. his "Authorship and printing of Plain truth by 'Candidus'". Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 49 (1955) : 230-248.
  • "The printer to the public: on the freedom of the press."--P. [1-2]. With a bookseller's advertisement, p. [2].
  • Includes also a critique of Common sense, signed Rationalis, and an extract from Cato's [i.e. William Smith's] second letter to the people of Pennsylvania.
Reproduction Notes
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 15088).
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42999).
Series Statement
Early American imprints. 1st series ; no. 15088
Early American imprints. 1st series ; no. 42999
Other Forms
Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
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Evans 15088
Bristol B4189
Shipton & Mooney 42999
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3345
Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 208a
Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 208b
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