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A Pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1781 [electronic resource] : Being the first after leap year, and the fifth of American independence. Calculated for the use of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: in latitude 42. 30. north. Longitude 69. 23. w. from London
Bib ID 3376282
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Boston: : Printed and sold by T. & J. Fleet, at the Bible and Heart in Cornhill., [1780] 
[64] p. ; 14 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 16774.

Notes

Entered by Evans under the publishers, Thomas and John Fleet, who are named in the 1789, 1791, and 1794-96 issues as editors of the Register.

The almanac was probably calculated by Nathaniel Low. The eclipse predictions are a shorter version of those in his An astronomical diary or almanack for 1781 (also published by Fleet) but otherwise identically worded. The erroneous date of May for the first eclipse has been corrected to April. The calculations on the calendar pages correspond in part but tend to vary slightly.

The pocket almanack itself was advertised in the Boston gazette, Nov. 13, 1789. In the Gazette for Dec. 18 it was advertised as "A Pocket almanack ... and register for the commonwealth of Massachusetts."

"A register for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts."--p. [29-64].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 16774

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3300

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 16774). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Massachusetts -- Registers.
Form/genre Almanacs
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.
Other authors/contributors Low, Nathanael, 1740-1808

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