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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Observations on Paine's Rights of Man, in a series of lectures, by Publicola

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04398 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Edinburgh Type: Pamphlet Date: [1792] Pagination: 48 p. 21 x 31.4 cm

Edinburgh edition. First separate printing, originally published in Boston newspaper June-July 1791. Disbound. Attributed to John Quincy Adams by himself (see GLC 958.07)

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