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Title:  A letter to George Washington: on the subject of the late treaty concluded between Great-Britain and the United States of America, including other matters. By Thomas Paine, ...
Author: Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
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the sweeping phrase of provisions and other articles includes every thing. There never was such a base and servile treaty of surrender, since treaties began to exist.This is the ground upon which America now stands. All her rights of commerce and navigation are to be begin anew, and that with loss of character to begin with.—If there is sense enough left in the heart, to call a blush into the cheek, the Washington administration must be ashamed to appear.—And as to you, sir, treacherous in private friendship (for so you have been to me, and in the day of danger) and a hypocrite in public life, to world will be puzzled to decide, whether you are an APOSTATE, or an IMPOSTOR? Whether you have abandoned good principles, or whether you ever had any?THOMAS PAINE.APPENDIX.MEMORIAL OF THOMAS PAINE TO MR. MONROE, Alluded to in the foregoing Letter.Luxembourg, September: 10, 1794.I ADDRESS this memorial to you, in consequence of a letter I received from a friend 18th Fructidor, ( pt. 14th) in which he says;— Mr. Monroe has told me, that he has no orders (meaning from the Congress) repecting you; but I am sure he will leave nothing undone to liberate you. But, from what I learn from all the late Americans, you are not con∣sidered either by the government, or by the individuals as an American citizen. You have been made a French citi∣zen, which you have accepted, and you have further made yourself a servant of the French republic; and therefore it would be out of character for an American minister to in∣terfere in their internal concerns.—You must therefore