Author:Thomas Paine

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Thomas Paine

An intellectual, scholar, revolutionary, and idealist, is widely recognized as one of the founding fathers of the United States
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Thomas Paine


Major Works[edit]

  • Common Sense (1776)
  • Additions to Common sense, 1776 IA
  • The American Crisis (1776-1783) IA
  • Rights of Man (1791/1792) IA
  • The Age of Reason (1794/1795) IA
  • The decline and fall of the English system of finance, 1796 IA
  • Agrarian Justice (1796)
    Edition in The Pioneers of land reform: Thomas Spence, William Ogilvie, Thomas Paine, 1920 IA
  • The Works of Thomas Paine, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, to the Congress of the United States in the late war (1797) IA 1, IA 2
  • Examination of the passages in the New Testament, 1807 IA
  • On the origin of free-masonry. 1810 IA
  • The theological works of Thomas Paine, 1818 IA
    • Appendix to the Theological works of Thomas Paine, 1820 IA
  • Political and miscellaneous works, 1819 IA 1, IA 2
  • The theological, miscellaneous, and poetical works of Thomas Paine: also, a letter to George Washington, and letters to the citizens of the United States, after an absence of fifteen years; to which is added the will of Thomas Paine, 1844 IA
  • The Writings of Thomas Paine (1894–96). Conway, Moncure Daniel (ed.). 4 vols.




  • A letter addressed 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, 1782 IA
  • A letter to the Earl of Shelburne, on his speech, July 10th, 1782, respecting the acknowledgement of American independence, 1791 IA
  • Letter addressed to the addressers, on the late proclamation, 1792 (short work) IA
  • A letter to the Hon. Thomas Erskine, on the prosecution of Thomas Williams, for publishing The age of reason, 1797 IA
  • Two letters : being a correspondence between Andrew A. Dean of New-Rochelle, and Thomas Paine, 1823 IA

Works about Paine[edit]

Encyclopedia articles[edit]

On his works[edit]

  • Considerations on Mr Paine's pamphlet on the rights of man, 1791 IA
  • A rod in brine, or, A tickler for Tom Paine, 1792 IA

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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