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Fleets pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1788 [electronic resource] : Being leap year, and the twelfth of American independence. Calculated chiefly for the use of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, the metropolis, being in latitude 42 deg. 25 min. north. Longitude 71 deg. 4 min. west from the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. To which is annexed, the Massachusetts register
Bib ID 3384630
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Boston: : Printed and sold by T. & J. Fleet, at the Bible and Heart in Cornhill., [1787] 
[20], 130 [i.e., 128], [4] p. ; 14 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 20361.

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 apparently calculated by Nathanael Low. The notes ([p.4]) on eclipses, the blazing star, and the planet Venus practically duplicate those in his An astronomical diary or almanack for 1788, also published by Fleet. The calendar page calculations are also identical for the most part, with some slight variations.

Advertised in the Boston gazette, Nov. 5, 1787.

Error in paging: p. 69-128 misnumbered 71-130.

"Additions, alterations, &c."--p. 128.

Publishers' advertisement, p. [132].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 20361

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3399

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. 20361). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Massachusetts -- Registers.
Form/genre Almanacs  |  Booksellers' advertisements
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.
Other authors/contributors Low, Nathanael, 1740-1808

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