The Resource Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, : 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. ; [Four lines of quotations]

Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, : 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. ; [Four lines of quotations]

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Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, : 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.
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Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America,
Title remainder
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.
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Written by Candidus. ; [Four lines of quotations]
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Language
eng
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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
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MWA
Citation location within source
  • 208c
  • B4190
  • B4191
  • B4192
  • 3345
  • 43000
  • 43001
  • 43002
Citation source
  • Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets
  • Bristol
  • Bristol
  • Bristol
  • Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Shipton & Mooney
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1727?-1806
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chalmers, James
Index
no index present
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  • no. 43001
  • no. 43002
  • E 188 .E37 Ser.1 no. 43000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1742-1825
  • 1732-1808
  • 1757-1804
  • 1727-1803
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rationalis
  • Chalmers, George
  • Dickinson, John
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Smith, William
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  • Paine, Thomas
  • Freedom of the press
  • United States
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Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, : 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. ; [Four lines of quotations]
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  • "Additions to Plain truth ... written by the author of Plain truth ..."--[9], 98-136 p. at end, with separate title page, p. [7]
  • "The printer to the public: on the freedom of the press."--p. [1-2]. With a bookseller's advertisement, p. [2]
  • Attributed to James Chalmers by T.R. Adams. Erroneously attributed to William Smith, George Chalmers, Alexander Hamilton, and others
  • Bookseller's advertisements, p. 96, 136
  • Dedicated to John Dickinson
  • Includes also a critique of Common sense, signed Rationalis, and Cato's [i.e., William Smith's] second letter to the people of Pennsylvania
  • 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, [3] p. at end. Pages [137-138] have "The printer to the public ..." and a bookseller's advertisement
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file reproduced from microform
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mixed
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20 cm. (8vo)
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unknown
Extent
64, 57-64, 73-96, [9], 98-136 p.
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multiple file formats
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electronic
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lossless
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absent
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access
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  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
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remote
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  • (CaMWU)u1712291-01umb_inst
  • aas03027653
  • 315613
  • MAAR8211041701B
Label
Plain truth; addressed to the inhabitants of America, : 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. ; [Four lines of quotations]
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Additions to Plain truth ... written by the author of Plain truth ..."--[9], 98-136 p. at end, with separate title page, p. [7]
  • "The printer to the public: on the freedom of the press."--p. [1-2]. With a bookseller's advertisement, p. [2]
  • Attributed to James Chalmers by T.R. Adams. Erroneously attributed to William Smith, George Chalmers, Alexander Hamilton, and others
  • Bookseller's advertisements, p. 96, 136
  • Dedicated to John Dickinson
  • Includes also a critique of Common sense, signed Rationalis, and Cato's [i.e., William Smith's] second letter to the people of Pennsylvania
  • 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, [3] p. at end. Pages [137-138] have "The printer to the public ..." and a bookseller's advertisement
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
20 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
64, 57-64, 73-96, [9], 98-136 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
  • Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1712291-01umb_inst
  • aas03027653
  • 315613
  • MAAR8211041701B

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