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Afsai, Shai

Aldridge, Alfred Owen

Andersen, L.S.


Barlow, Joel

  • Thomas Paine
    The Belfast Monthly Magazine, Vol.7, No.37; 31 August1811, pp. 90-93

Barry, Alyce

Bisheff, Maurice

Boller, Paul F.

Brockman, Chris

Chiu, Frances

  • Magazines in America
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Vol. 13, No. 4, Winter 2012-13, p. 10

Chumbley, Joyce

  • Rights! In the Spirit of Thomas Paine
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, April 2003
  • Talking With Thomas Paine
    December 2006

Claeys, Gregory

Clark, Harry Hayden


Desjardins, Paul

Dodson, Edward J.

Dorfman, Joseph

Douglas, Frederick

Durey, Michael

Earle, Edward Mead

  • Review of the book:
    Thomas Paine, Liberator, by Frank Smith
    The Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol.3, No.3, July 1939, pp.525-526

Fast, Howard

Ferguson, Robert A.

Foner, Philip

Franklin, Benjamin

  • A Letter (undated) from Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Paine:
    Concerning Paine's Writing on Religion, included in the 1840 collection of Franklin's works by Jared Sparks. Comments on the letter's date and purpose are provided by Thomas Paine Friends member Victor Madeson
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Spring, 2018

Gould, Philip

Granger, Bruce

  • Review of the book:
    Paine, by David Freeman Hawke
    American Literature, Vol.47, No.1, March, 1975, pp.117-118

Griffin, Sean

Hanania, Joe

  • Which do you prefer? Government? Democracy or Empire? The choice is yours!,
    A booklet in which the author offers personal reflections on the world events occurring during his lifetime and his project to write a book on democracy, the beginnings of the United States and the key role played by Thomas Paine during this period. The author includes several appendices not provided her. Interested readers can contact Mr. Hanania directly via email: joedenouic@gmail.com. He is a longtime resident of Nouic, France.

Hedges, Chris

Hook, Sidney

  • Thomas Paine
    An introductory chapter to a collection of writings by Thomas Paine

Hubbard, Elbert

  • Thomas Paine,
    Reprinted from Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Reformers, 1919

Ingersoll, Robert G.

  • Thomas Paine
    From an oration delivered at Fairburg, Illinois, 3 January 1871, and again at the Academy of Music, New York City, 14 May, 1899; reprinted in: Life and Writings of Thomas Paine, edtited by Daniel Edwin Wheeler, 1908
  • Thomas Paine
    The North American Review, Vol.155, No.429; August 1892, pp.181-195
  • Thomas Paine
    The North American Review, Vol.155, No.429; August 1892, pp.181-195 (formatted as one PDF document)
  • Thomas Paine
    Excerpts selected by Irwin Speigelman. The Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Spring 2015

Jefferson, Thomas

Jorgenson, C.E.

  • Review of the book:
    The Life of Thomas Paine, by Alfred Owen Aldridge
    American Literature, Vol.32, No.2, May, 1960, pp.210-212

Kashatus, William

Kates, Gary

Kaye, Harvey

Kiley, Michael M.

King, J.E.

Lamb, Robert

Leffmann, Henry

Lewis, Joseph

Lynch, James

Madeson, Victor

Makens, John F. (and Cheryl Cerell)

Mayers, Sydney

McLean, Scott L.

  • Review of the book:
    Thomas Paine, Apostle of Freedom, by Jack Fruchtman
    Journal of the Early Republic, Vol.15, No.3, Special Issue on Gender in the Early Republic; Autumn 1995, pp.515-516

Meeropol, Robert

Meng, John J.

Merriam, C.E. (Jr.)

Moody, Joel

Moss, Sidney

Nelms, Timothy

Nelson, Craig

O'Dwyer, Paul

Penniman, Howard

Peterson, Hans

Powell, J.H.

  • Review of the book:
    Thomas Paine, by Harry Hayden Clark
    The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol.69, No.4, October 1945, p.342

Randall, James A.

Remsburg, John

Richards, David A. (Dr.)

Richman, Thomas Clio
  • Thomas Paine
    Life and Writings of Thomas Paine, edited by Daniel Edwin Wheeler, 1908

Ricker, Marilla
Roberts, James
  • Thomas Paine
    The Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, Vol.1, No.3, April 1920

Robyn, Richard

Roper, Ralph C.

Rowe, Adam

Rukshina, Klara

Ruskin, Ian

Schlesinger, Arthur (Jr.)

  • Review of the book:
    Six New Letters of Thomas Paine, with an Introduction by Harry H. Clark
    The New England Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 2 (June, 1940), pp. 377-378. The book published by the University of Wisconsin Press, 1939

Sherman, A. Outram

Shrawder, John

Smith, Barbara Clark

Smith, Charles L.

Smith, Jay

Smylie, James

Solinger, Jason

Spiegelman, Irwin

Spiegelman, Martha

  • Review of the book:
    The Real Thomas Paine, by Joseph Hentz
    Bulletin of Thomas Paine Friends, Summer, 2012, p.4

Stephen, Leslie
Straus, Oscar S.

Tepfer, James

Touba, Mariam

Turner, Vernon

Twomey, Richard

  • Review of the book:
    Thomas Paine
    The Journal of American History, Vol.76, No.4, March 1990, p.1254

Van Der Weyde, William

Wecter, Dixon

West, Robin

Wheeler, Daniel Edwin

Whitman, Walt

  • In Memory of Thomas Paine
    Spoken at Lincoln Hall, Philadelphia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 1877, for 140th anniversary of Thomas Paine's birthday

Williams, Walton

Woodson, Carter G.

Wootton, David

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