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Lysander Spooner Bibliography

NOTE:Additonal bibliography can be found on the Lysander Spooner Page

Spooner, Lysander (1834) The Deist's Immortality, and An Essay On Man's
Accountability For His Belief.
-- ( 1835). "To the Members of the Legislature of Massachusetts To
the Members of the Legislature of Massachusetts." Worcester Republican. Worcester, MA.
--- (1836). The Deist's Reply to the Alleged Supernatural Evidences of
Christianity. Boston.
-- (1843). United States Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District
of Massachusetts. Constitutional Law, Relative to Credit, Currency, and Banking. Worcester, MA.
-- (1843). Credit, Currency and Banking: Constitutional Law, Relative To
Currency, And Banking. Worcester, MA.: Jos. B. Ripley.
--- (1844). The Unconstitutionality of the Laws of Congress, Prohibiting
Private Mails. New York: Tribune Printing Establishment.
--- (1849). Who Caused the Reduction of Postage in 1845?. Boston: A. J.
Wright, printer.
--- (1850). A Defence for Fugitive Slaves, Against the Acts of Congress
of February 12, 1793, and September 18, 1850. Boston: B. Marsh.
--- (1850). The Illegality of the Trial of John W. Webster. Boston:
Bela Marsh.
--- (1855). The Law of Intellectual Property; Or an Essay on the Right of
Authors and Inventors to a Perpetual Property in Their Ideas. Boston, MA: Bela Marsh. Vol. I.
--- (1858). A Plan for the Abolition of Slavery: To the Non-Slaveholders of
the South.
--- (1860). Address of the Free Constitutionalists to the People of the
United States. 2d ed. Boston: Thayer & Eldridge.
--- (1860). Address of the Free Constitutionalists to the People of the
United States. 2d ed. Boston: Thayer & Eldridge.
--- (1860). The Unconstitutionality of Slavery. 2 ed. Boston: B. Marsh.
Repr. NY: Franklin, 1965. 2 V. in 1.
--- (1861). A New System of Paper Currency. Boston: Printed by Stacy
& Richardson.
--- (1862). Our Mechanical Industry, As Affected By Our Present Currency
System: An Argument for the Author's New System of Paper Currency. Published by Stacy and Richardson [Boston], No. 11 ed. Print.
--- (1863). Articles of Association of the Spooner Copyright Company for
Massachusetts. R. B. Apthorp, CHS. Hale Browne, and J. B. Harris. Editorial. Boston.
--- (1864). Considerations for Bankers and Holders of United States Bonds.
New York: A. Williams ∓ American News.
--- (1864). Letter to Charles Sumner.
--- (1870). No Treason Boston: The author.
--- (1873). A New Banking System: the Needful Capital for Rebuilding the
Burnt District. Boston.
--- (1875). Vices Are Not Crimes: A Vindication of Moral Liberty
--- (1877). The Law of Prices: A Demonstration of the Necessity for an
Indefinite Increase of Money. Boston: A. Williams.
--- (1877). Our Financiers: Their Ignorance Usurpations, and Frauds.
Boston: A. Williams.
--- (1878). Gold and Silver as Standards of Value: The Flagrant Cheat in
Regard to Them. Boston: A. Williams.
--- (1879). Universal Wealth Shown to Be Easily Attainable. Part First.
Boston: A. Williams.
--- (1880). Revolution: The Only Remedy for the Oppressed Classes
of Ireland, England, and Other Parts of the British Empire. A Reply to "Dunraven". Revolution.
--- (1882). A Letter To Congressman Thomas F. Bayard: Challenging His
Right--And That of All the Other So-Called Senators and Representatives in Congress--To Exercise Any Legislative Power Whatever Over the People of the United States.
--- (1882). Natural Law; Or The Science of Justice: A Treatise of Natural
Law, Natural Justice, Natural Rights, Natural Liberty, and Natural Society; Showing That All Legislation Whatsoever Is an Absurdity, A Usurpation and a Crime. Part First. Boston: A. Williams.
--- (1884). Letter to Scientists and Inventors on The Science of Justice,
and Their Right of Perpetual Property In Their Discoveries and Inventions. Boston: Upham & Cupples.
--- (1886). A Letter to Grover Cleveland on his False Inaugural address,
the Usurpation and Crimes of Lawmakers and Judges, and Consequent Poverty, Ignorance, and Servitude of the People. Boston: Benj R. Tucker.
--- (1912). Free Political Institutions: Their Nature, Essence, and .
Maintenance. An Abridgment and Rearrangement of Lysander Spooner's "Trial by Jury" Edited by Victor Yarros. London: C.W. Daniel.
--- (1971). The Collected Works of Lysander Spooner. Biography and
introduction by Charles Shively. Weston, MA: M & S Press.
--- (1971). An Essay on the Trial by Jury. New York: Da Capo Press
--- (1971). Poverty: Its Illegal Causes and Legal Cure New York Da Capo
--- (1998). [1867]. The Lysander Spoonerr Reader. San Francisco: Fox and
--- (2010). The Shorter Works and Pamphlets of Lysander Spooner.
vol. I (1834-1861). Indianapolis: Liberty Fund.
--- (2010). The Shorter Works and Pamphlets of Lysander Spooner.
vol. 2 (1862-1884). Indianapolis: Liberty Fund.

About Spooner

Alexander, A. John. "Ideas of Lysander Spooner." New England Quarterly,
v23 (June 1950), pp. 200-17.
McElroy, Wendy (2000). "The Liberty Debate on Participation in Politics."
The Independent Review. Vol. IV, N. 3, Winter 2000, pp. 377-391. [pdf]


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