The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume III

The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume III
1791-1804

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The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume III by Thomas Paine

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1791-1804

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I. THE REPUBLICAN PROCLAMATIONII. TO THE AUTHORS OF "LE RÉPUBLICAIN."III. TO THE ABBÉ SIÈYESIV. TO THE ATTORNEY GENERALV. TO MR. SECRETARY DUNDASVI. LETTERS TO ONSLOW CRANLEYVII. TO THE SHERIFF OF THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX,VIII. TO MR. SECRETARY DUNDASIX. LETTER ADDRESSED TO THE ADDRESSERS ON THE LATE PROCLAMATIONX. ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF FRANCEXI. ANTI-MONARCHAL ESSAY FOR THE USE OF NEW REPUBLICANSXII. TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, ON THE PROSECUTION AGAINST THE SECOND PARTXIII. ON THE PROPRIETY OF BRINGING LOUIS XVI. TO TRIALXIV. REASONS FOR PRESERVING THE LIFE OF LOUIS CAPET,XV. SHALL LOUIS XVI. HAVE RESPITE?XVI. DECLARATION OF RIGHTSXVII. PRIVATE LETTERS TO JEFFERSONXVIII. LETTER TO DANTONXIX. A CITIZEN OF AMERICA TO THE CITIZENS OF EUROPEXX. APPEAL TO THE CONVENTIONXXI. THE MEMORIAL TO MONROEXXII. LETTER TO GEORGE WASHINGTONXXIII. OBSERVATIONSXXIV. DISSERTATION ON FIRST PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENTXXV. THE CONSTITUTION OF 1795XXVI. THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENGLISH SYSTEM OF FINANCEXXVII. FORGETFULNESSXXVIII. AGRARIAN JUSTICEXXIX. THE EIGHTEENTH FRUCTIDORXXX. THE RECALL OF MONROEXXXI. PRIVATE LETTER TO PRESIDENT JEFFERSONXXXII. PROPOSAL THAT LOUISIANA BE PURCHASEDXXXIII. THOMAS PAINE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES,XXXIV. TO THE FRENCH INHABITANTS OF LOUISIANA

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's works at his so-called "Hive of Liberty." Muir, a Scotch lawyer, was banished to Botany Bay for fourteen years for having got up in Edinburgh (1792) a "Convention," in imitation of that just opened in Paris; two years later he escaped from Botany Bay on an American ship, and found his way to Paine in Paris. Among these coins there are two of opposite character. A farthing represents Pitt on a gibbet, against which rests a ladder; inscription, "End of P [here an eye] T." Reverse, face of Pitt conjoined with that of the devil, and legend, "Even Fellows." Another farthing like the last, except an added legend, "Such is the reward of tyrants, 1796." These anti-Pitt farthings were struck by Thomas Spence.

In the winter of 1792-3 the only Reign of Terror was in England. The Ministry had replied to Paine's "Rights of Man" by a royal proclamation against seditious literature, surrounding London with militia, and calling a meeting of Parliament (December, 1792) out of season. Even before the trial o

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