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Poor Richard's Rhode-Island almanack for the year of our Lord 1789 [electronic resource] : ... Calculated for the meridian of Newport, in New England, latitude 41$ 27' n. Containing the useful and the agreeable. / Compiled for his country's benefit, by Poor Richard
Bib ID 3391465
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description [Newport, R.I.] : Printed by Peter Edes, and sold wholesale and retail, at his office in Thames-Street., [1788] 
[24] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 21400.

Notes

The calculations on the calendar pages duplicate those in An almanack for ... 1789 ... by Elisha Thornton, also published by Edes. The calculations in the eclipse notes are likewise identical; but the penultimate paragraph, on the transit of Mercury, appears identically in The New-England almanack, and gentlemen & ladies diary, for 1789, by Edmund Freebetter [i.e., Nathan Daboll]. The astronomical notes on the calendar pages seem in large part to combine those of Daboll and Thornton.

Advertised in the Newport herald, Nov. 27, 1788.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 21400

Drake, M. Almanacs, 12902

Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 1108

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. 21400). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Form/genre Almanacs
Place United States Rhode Island Newport.
Other authors/contributors Daboll, Nathan, 1750-1818  |  Thornton, Elisha, 1748-1816

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