The Commonwealth of Reason

TitleThe Commonwealth of Reason
Year for Search1795
AuthorsHodgson,, William Now confined in the prison of Newgate, London, for sedition (1745-1851)
Date Published1795
PublisherPtd. and sold by the author, and also by H.D. Symonds, B. Crosby, J. Ridgway, J. Smith, J. Burke
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Essay including an outline of a new government and a proposed constitution. The author’s crime was proposing a toast to “The French Republic” and “comparing the king to a German hog butcher”.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Utopias of the British Enlightenment. Ed. Gregory Claeys (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), 199-247.

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Author Note

(1745-1851

Full Text

1795 Hodgson, William, Now confined in the prison of Newgate, London, for sedition (1745-1851). The Commonwealth of Reason. London: Ptd. and sold by the author, and also by H. D. Symonds, B. Crosby, J. Ridgway, J. Smith, J. Burke. Rpt. in Utopias of the British Enlightenment. Ed. Gregory Claeys (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), 199-247. L

Essay including an outline of a new government and a proposed constitution. The author’s crime was proposing a toast to “The French Republic” and “comparing the king to a German hog butcher”.