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The Best of the OLL No. 32: Richard Overton, “An Arrow against all Tryants and Tyrany” (October, 1646)

This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. A thematic list with links to HTML versions of the texts is available [here](/pages/best-of-the-oll). This is a pamphlet written by the Leveller Richard Overton from Newgate Prison in October 1646 in which he defends an early form of the self-ownership principle as the grounds for individual liberty.