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An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1771 : being the 3d year 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 1771.

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Date Issued:
1771
Summary:
Containing eclipses, 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, moon's place, time of high-water, public roads with the best taverns, a discourse on what is not done, and on what may be done, a table on the variation of the compass, new recipe for the bite of a rattle snake, etc.
Title: An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1771 : being the 3d year 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 1771.
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Name(s): Ames, Nathaniel 1741-1822
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1771
Date Issued: 1771
Publisher: Printed and sold by William McAlpine, in Marlborough-Street
Place of Publication: Boston, Ma.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 26 unnumbered pages; 17 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: Containing eclipses, 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, moon's place, time of high-water, public roads with the best taverns, a discourse on what is not done, and on what may be done, a table on the variation of the compass, new recipe for the bite of a rattle snake, etc.
Identifier: fauwa1771000000 (IID)
Note: By Nathaniel Ames. [Sixteen lines of verse]. Printed and sold by William McAlpine, in Marlborough-Street, [1770]. Contains an epitaph written by Benjamin Franklin, for himself with death date left unfinished. Catalogers note: "A sure and certain cure for the bite of a rattle snake ... by Abel Fuller of Stoughton."--Page [24-25]. This is an error for Abel Puffer, 1737-1813. Cf. Nutt, Charles. Descendants of George Puffer, Worcester, 1915, p. 66-68. Associated name: M'Alpine, William -1788
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F28
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Massachusetts -- 1771
United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1771000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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