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Letter from Thomas Paine to George Washington, President of the United States of America.

Thomas Paine

Letter from Thomas Paine to George Washington, President of the United States of America.

by Thomas Paine

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Published by printed for H. D. Symonds in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799.
The Physical Object
Pagination77p. ;
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18127357M

In , Paine wrote his Letter to George Washington, in which he lashed out at Washington and other renowned political figures. Paine's reputation and popularity in the United States never recovered following its publication. Paine never won literary awards or recognition for his many works. Also, in , Paine published an open Letter to George Washington. His accusations that the president was indifferent to his plight in France tarnished Paine’s reputation in the United States. Paine returned to the United States in

THOMAS PAINE. SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO CONGRESS IN THE. AMERICAN WAR, AND. AUTHOR OF THE WORKS ENTITLED "COMMON SENSE' AND 'A LETTER TO ABBÉ RAYNAL" DEDICATION. George Washington. President Of The United States Of America. Sir. Meanwhile, in the United States, the Republican opposition took Paine’s work as encouragement for assaulting Washington’s policies. Paine sent Washington 50 copies of the book with a cover letter reveling in his huge sales and associating his recent activities with his and Washington’s “ardor of .

Letter to George Washington, president of the United States of America: On affairs public and private. By Thomas Paine, author of the works entitled, Common sense, Rights of man, Age of reason, & to George Washington.   Letter to George Washington, president of the United States of America: On affairs public and private. By Thomas Paine, author of the works entitled, Common sense, Rights of man, Age of reason, &c. /5(1K).


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Letter from Thomas Paine to George Washington, President of the United States of America by Thomas Paine Download PDF EPUB FB2

When I had finished that work, I bestowed another letter on Mr. Washington, which I sent under cover to Mr. Benjamin Franklin Bache of Philadelphia. The letter is as follows: "To George Washington, President of the United States.

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In Paine sent his open Letter to George Washington to Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin, for publication. Bache shared with Paine a belief “that the Washington administration was turning its back on the democratic principles of the Revolution to become a corrupt variant of British monarchy” (Nelson, Thomas Paine, ).

Paine referred to Philippe-André-Joseph de Létombe, French consul to Philadelphia. In his pamphlet Thomas Paine’s Letter to George Washington, President of the United States (Baltimore, ), Paine claimed to have written a letter to GW on 22 Feb. under cover to Secretary of State Edmund Randolph.

He entrusted it to Létombe. George Washington. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SIR, I present you a small treatise in defence of those principles of freedom which your exemplary virtue hath so eminently contributed to establish.

That the Rights of Man may become as universal as your benevolence can wish, and that you may enjoy the happiness of seeing the New World regenerate the Old, is the prayer of. SIR. For the background to the reception and republication of Paine’s Rights of Man in the United States, see Thomas Jefferson to GW, 8 May Paine’s dedication “TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” first reprinted in America in the General Advertiser and Political, Commercial and Literary Journal [Philadelphia], 22 April, reads: “SIR, I.

Yes, and he had some choice remarks for him. To demonstrate, consider that Paine wrote Washington a letter in - here’s the opening salvo: “AS censure is but awkwardly softened by apology, I shall offer you no apology for this letter. The even. Letter to George Washington, president of the United States of America: On affairs public and private.

By Thomas Paine, author of the works entitled, Common sense, Rights of man, Age of reason, &c. Letter to George Washington Paine, Thomas, /5(13). A letter to George Washington: President of the United States of America, from Thomas Paine, Book of Common Sense, American crisis, Rights of Man, &c.

Thomas Paine, "Letter to George Washington, 30 July " The letter was published as a separate pamphlet by Bache. Text in Writings of Thomas Paine, ed. Moncure Daniel Conway (London, ; reprint London: Routledge/ Thoemmes Press, ), Vol. 3, Links: Andonian, Raffi E. Benjamin Franklin () was a printer, author, inventor, scientist, philanthropist, statesman, diplomat, and public official.

He was the first president of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery (); a member of the Continental Congress () where he signed the Declaration of Independence (); a negotiator and signer of the final treaty of.

Having received no response, Paine contacted his lifelong publisher Benjamin Bache, the Jeffersonian democrat, to publish his Letter to George Washington of in which he derided Washington's reputation by describing him as a treacherous man who was unworthy of Born: Thomas Pain, February 9,Thetford.

There are at least two private letters who use the language "united States of America", but they use "united" (small "U") as an adjective. However, writing as "Republicus" on J Paine made the first public declaration calling for the country to be named the "United States of America", which he knew appeared on the Declaration of.

Letter to George Washington, president of the United States of America: On affairs public and private By Thomas Paine The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in /5(8).

In Paine published a bitter open letter to George Washington, personally attacking Washington as an incompetent general and elitist president who had betrayed Paine for not protecting him when he claimed American citizenship when arrested by France.

In retaliation, Paine published his “Letter to George Washington” attacking his former friend, accusing him of fraud and corruption in the military and as president.

The highly combustible relationship between Thomas Paine and George Washington, forged in the Revolution only to shatter with the publication of Paine’s open Letter to George Washington, “is not just the story of two men; it is the story of the entire Revolutionary generation” (Hamilton, Rise and Fall, ).

Everyone loved George Washington, until he became president. at Mount Vernon to become the first president of the United States, well-wishers threw flowers at his feet. Thomas Paine .PAINE, Thomas. Letter to George Washington, President of the United States of America. London: H.D.

Symonds, Slim octavo, disbound; pp. [2], Early English edition of Paine's bitter public attack on George Washington, issued the year following the American first edition. Once a "staunch supporter of Washington" (Fruchtman, ), Paine ultimately blamed the President "for not quickly interceding on .