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A Pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1784 [electronic resource] : Being bissextile, or leap year, and the eighth 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 3376288
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Boston: : Printed and sold by T. & J. Fleet, at the Bible and Heart in Cornhill., [1783] 
[20], 80 p. ; 14 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 17929.

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 Nathanael Low. The eclipse predictions are a condensed version of those in his An astronomical diary or almanack for 1784, also published by Fleet, though the actual calculations tend to vary slightly. The calendar page calculations are for the most part identical, again with some slight variations.

Advertised in the Continental journal, Boston, Nov. 20, 1783.

"A register for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts."--80 p. at end. In addition to the usual information found in a state register, p. 17-24 contain "Names of the streets, lanes, and alleys, in the town of Boston", with a description of their routes.

"Alterations and additions."--p. 77-78.

Publisher's advertisement, p. 80.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 17929

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3333

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. 17929). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Streets -- Massachusetts -- Boston.  |  Boston (Mass.) -- Directories.  |  Massachusetts -- Registers.
Form/genre Almanacs  |  Advertisements
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.
Other authors/contributors Low, Nathanael, 1740-1808

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