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An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1766 : being the second after bissextile or leap-year. Calculated for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42° 25' north.: Almanac for the year of our Lord Christ 1766.

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1766
Summary:
Containing ephemeris, aspects, spring-tides, judgments 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, moon's place, time of high-water, public roads with the best stages or houses to put up at, eclipses.
Title: An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1766 : being the second after bissextile or leap-year. Calculated for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42° 25' north.: Almanac for the year of our Lord Christ 1766.
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Name(s): Ames, Nathaniel 1741-1822
Ames, Nathaniel 1708-1764
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1766
Date Issued: 1766
Publisher: Printed and sold by W. M'Alpine and J. Fleeming in Marlborough-Street.
Place of Publication: Boston, Ma.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 24 unnumbered pages; 17 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: Containing ephemeris, aspects, spring-tides, judgments 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, moon's place, time of high-water, public roads with the best stages or houses to put up at, eclipses.
Identifier: fauwa1766000000 (IID)
Note: By Nathaniel Ames. ; [Ten lines of verse]. Printed and sold by W. M'Alpine and J. Fleeming in Marlborough-Street. Price, 2s. 8d. per dozen. Six coppers single., [1765].Ames's preface states: "I purpose to make my appearance before you annually, notwithstanding what some obscure persons would insinuate to the contrary ... for they have not only made use of my name, to impose upon the public, by prefixing it to their counterfeit almanacks, but have even advertised that I was not about to publish an almanack for this year, which the public knows to be false." Ames is here alluding to a statement in the preface to Ames's almanack revived and improved ... for ... 1766 ... by a late student at Harvard-College (Boston, R. and S. Draper and others) and in the various newspaper advertisements for this publication. Page [17] contains an unsigned cut of an eclipse of the sun executed by Paul Revere, in whose Day book it is charged to McAlpine and Fleeming under date of Sept. 28, 1765. Cf. Brigham, C.S. Paul Revere's engravings, 1954, p. [133]-134.
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F24
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Massachusetts -- 1766
United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1766000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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