Author:Thomas Paine

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 WorksEdit

  • 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) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 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 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 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 PaineEdit

Encyclopedia articlesEdit

On his worksEdit

  • 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)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 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.