BEING A PLAN FOR MELIORATING THE CONDITION OF MAN, BY CREATING IN EVERY NATION, A NATIONAL FUND,
To Pay to every Person, when arrived at the Age of TWENTY-ON. Y.ARS, the Sum of FIFTEEN POUNDS Sterling, to enable HIM or HER to begin the World! and also, Ten Pounds Sterling per Annum during life to every Person now living of the Age of FIFTY YEARS, and to all others when they shall arrive at that Age, to enable them to live in Old Age without Wretchedness, and go decently out of the World.
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Publication information: Book title: Rights of Man, Common Sense, and Other Political Writings. Contributors: Thomas Paine - Author, Mark Philp - Editor. Publisher: Oxford University Press. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 409.