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Observations on the Nature of Civil Liberty...

“From what has been said, it is obvious, that all civil government, as far as it can be denominated free, is the creature of the people. It originates with them. It is conducted under their direction; and has in view nothing but their happiness.” – 8 February 1776

View Observations on the nature of civil liberty, the principles of government, and the justice and policy of the war with America, to which is added, an appendix, containing a state of the national debt, an estimate of the money drawn from the public by the taxes, and an account of the national income and expenditure since the last war in the Rare Books Collection in the Digital Library