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An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1765 : being the first after bissextile or leap-year. Calculated for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42 deg. 25 min. north.: Almanac for the year of our Lord Christ 1765.

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Date Issued:
1765
Summary:
Containing eclipses, ephemeris, aspects, spring-tides, judgment of the weather, feasts and fasts of the Church, courts in Massachusetts-Bay, New-Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode-Island, sun and moon's rising and setting, time of high-water, roads with the best stages or houses to put up at.-- An elegy on the death of the late Dr. Ames. Some practical rules for husbandry.
Title: An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1765 : being the first after bissextile or leap-year. Calculated for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42 deg. 25 min. north.: Almanac for the year of our Lord Christ 1765.
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Name(s): Ames, Nathaniel 1708-1764
Ames, Nathaniel 1741-1822
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1765
Date Issued: 1765
Publisher: Printed and sold by R. and S. Draper, in Newbury-Street
Place of Publication: Boston, Ma.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 24 unnumbered pages; 17 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: Containing eclipses, ephemeris, aspects, spring-tides, judgment of the weather, feasts and fasts of the Church, courts in Massachusetts-Bay, New-Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode-Island, sun and moon's rising and setting, time of high-water, roads with the best stages or houses to put up at.-- An elegy on the death of the late Dr. Ames. Some practical rules for husbandry.
Identifier: fauwa1765000000 (IID)
Note: By Nathaniel Ames. ; [Twelve lines of verse]. Printed and sold by R. and S. Draper, in Newbury-Street; Edes & Gill, and Green & Russell, in Queen-Street; and T. & J. Fleet, at the Heart and Crown in Cornhill. [i.e. Printed by Timothy Green] Sold also by the booksellers. Price: 3s. 4d. per dozen, and 7 coppers single., [1764]" ... being bereaved of the author ..., I, his son ... was induced to finish this almanack"--unnumbered page 2. The compilation of this issue was begun by the elder Nathaniel Ames (1708-1764) and completed by his son Nathaniel. Cf. New England Historical and Genealogical Record, v. 16 (1862), p. 255-257. See also the preface by the younger Ames, whose "Elegy on the death of the late Dr. Ames" is also included in the almanac (unnumbered pages 21-22). The Massachusetts gazette advertisement states: "The late Dr. Nathaniel Ames had finished his calculations for this almanac, and prepared a copy thereof, before his death, excepting the eclipses, which, together with the additional part, has since been completed by his son."
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F23
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Massachusetts -- 1765
United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1765000000
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Host Institution: FAU

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