American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Junius Unveiled
Kenneth Cust

This article proves that Thomas Paine was the author of the Junius letters. In addition to several common factors about both authors, I have discovered that both authors used a unique spelling of a common word. Both authors spelled the word "risk" using the normal English spelling. In addition, both authors used the unique French spelling of the word risk; that is, both Junius and Paine spelled the English word risk as "risque." Junius used this French spelling three times and Paine, suspecting that his death was near, also used this French spelling four times in his "Memorial to Monroe."

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