1765.001: Critical Remarks on a Letter Ascribed to Common Sense.

Published: 1765

Full Title: Critical remarks on a letter ascribed to Common Sense : containing an attempt to prove that the said letter is an imposition on common sense. : With a dissertation on drowsiness, as the cruel cause of the imposition.

Author: Camm, John (1718-78/9).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Joseph Royle and Co.

Description: 50 pgs.; 24 cm. x 17 cm. (4to)


Fifth and final pamphlet in a two-year long exchange over the legitimacy of the so-called "Two Penny Acts" – through which the Virginia legislature reduced the salaries of the colony's Anglican clergy – between the Rev. John Camm and Virginia planters Landon Carter and Richard Bland. This tract was issued in response to Bland's The Colonel Dismounted (1764.009), the fourth in the series.

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