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A Pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1782 [electronic resource] : Being the second after leap year, and the sixth 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 3376284
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Boston: : Printed and sold by T. & J. Fleet, at the Bible and Heart in Cornhill., [1781] 
[84] p. ; 14 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 17154.

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 possibly calculated by Nathanael Low, the apparent author of the almanacs in this series. The wording of the eclipse predictions resembles that in his An astronomical diary or almanack for 1782 (also published by Fleet), but here and in the calendar pages the calculations vary.

The preface p. [2], says of the weather predictions: "If it does not come to pass accordingly, the fault must be laid upon the printers, who, it is very like, may have transposed, or misplaced it, for the conveniency of putting in their remarkable days; and as some people give them part of the credit of compiling the almanack, so it is but reasonable they should take some of the blame."

Advertised in the Boston gazette, Dec. 3, 1781.

"A register for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts."--p. [33-84].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 17154

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3309

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. 17154). 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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