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Fleets' register, and pocket almanack for the year of our Lord 1799 [electronic resource] : Being the third after leap year, and twenty-third of American independence which began July 4th, 1776. Calculated chiefly for the use of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, the metropolis, being in latitude 42 deg. 23 min. north, and 70 deg. 58, 53. west long. 348 miles n.e. of Philadelphia
Bib ID 3384638
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Boston: : Printed and sold by J. & T. Fleet, at the Bible and Heart in Cornhill., [1798] 
[20], 147, [1] p. ; 14 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 33739.

Notes

Entered by Evans under the publishers, Thomas and John Fleet, whose names also appear in earlier issues as editors of the Register. The present Thomas is the son of Thomas the elder, who died in March, 1797.

The almanac is by Nathanael Low. The page on eclipses and the transit of Mercury duplicates that in his An astronomical diary or almanack for 1799 (also published by Fleet) but for two slight omissions. The calculations on the calendar pages are identical in the two almanacs, except that those for the moon's phases are here abbreviated. The weather predictions and astronomical notes on these pages tend to correspond, except that as usual their number is reduced om the Pocket almanac.

Advertised in the Columbian centinel, Boston, Dec. 15, 1798.

"The Massachusetts register, &c."--147 p. at end.

"The following are inserted at the desire of the Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society. ... Directions for preventing calamities by fire."--p. 80-83.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 33739

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3598

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. 33739). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Subjects Massachusetts -- Registers.
Form/genre Almanacs
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.
Other authors/contributors Low, Nathanael, 1740-1808  |  Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society
Also Titled

Massachusetts register. 1799.

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