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Thomas Paine: Was He Junius?
     

Thomas Paine: Was He Junius?

by William Henry Burr
 
This is the second edition original of "Thomas Paine: Who Killed Junius" that was published in 1892.

Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of political letters to the "Public Advertiser", from 21 January 1769 to 21 January 1772 as well as several other London newspapers such as the "London Evening Post".

Charges were brought

Overview

This is the second edition original of "Thomas Paine: Who Killed Junius" that was published in 1892.

Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of political letters to the "Public Advertiser", from 21 January 1769 to 21 January 1772 as well as several other London newspapers such as the "London Evening Post".

Charges were brought against several people, of whom two were convicted and sentenced. Junius himself was aware of the advantages of concealment, as he wrote in a letter to John Wilkes dated September 18, 1771. Two generations after the appearance of the letters, speculation as to the authorship of Junius was rife. Was Thomas Paine Junius?

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014934282
Publisher:
Balefire Publishing
Publication date:
08/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
31
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

William Henry Burr, 1819-1908, was a newspaper reporter, an artist whose paintings now hang in museums throughout the United States, and the official recorder of debates in the United States Senate.

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