The American almanack for the year of Christian account, 1740.

... Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees, and a meridian of 5 hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.
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Printed and sold by Andrew Bradford, at the Sign of the Bible in Front-Street, near High-Street. , Philadelphia
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-
Other titlesGenuine Leeds almanack.
StatementBy Titan Leeds, philomat.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 4374.
ContributionsBradford, William, 1663-1752.
The Physical Object
Pagination[24] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17693042M

The American almanack for the year of Christian account, Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees, and a meridian of 5 hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

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First published inthis work shows Franklin's unusual and controversial approach of injecting witty, unexpected entries between standard tables of tides, planetary motion, and weather predictions in his Almanack. It became the most popular book of it's kind in colonial America. This facsimile offers a unique and entertaining look at 18th century American Astronomical diary, or, Almanack, for the year of Christian æra.

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An almanac, in its simplest form, is a book containing a calendar that includes notations for holidays and holy days, as well as astronomical information such as the rising and setting of the sun and moon, the phases of the moon and high and low tides.

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$ Topic: Christianity, Bibles Or Almanack The Year Of Our Lord by Nathaniel Ames. $ Before he made his Almanac for his competitor had died. But even Leeds dead he seemed to deem fair play. "COURTEOUS READER: You may remember that in my first Almanack, published for the yearI predicted the death of my dear friend, Titan Leeds, Philomat, to happen that year on the 17th day of October, 3 h.

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As of the start ofthe Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian Centuries: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century. Aug 26,  · An astronomical diary, or, Almanack for the year of Christian aera, by Low, Nathanael Call Number: Special Collections (Rare) FL69 Observations on the importance of the American revolution: and the means of making it a benefit to the Naval log book written in rhyming verse in Captain Lillibridge's hand describing the Author: Heather Smedberg.

A fascinating compilation of weather forecasts, recipes, jokes, and aphorisms, Poor Richard's Almanack debuted in This new edition presents hundreds of Franklin's timeless maxims, from "Haste makes waste" to "Hunger never saw bad bread." Additional features include selections from Brand: Dover Publications.

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The best account of the non-Christian origins of Christmas rituals remains Clement A. Miles, Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan (London, ; reissued as Christmas Customs and Traditions: Their History and Significance (New York: Dover Publications, ), – passim.

Inthe year Beethoven was born, William Billings of Boston () published a book called the New England Psalm Singer, in which he included a number of his own compositions, among them some "fuguing pieces", as he called them, crude attempts at the fugues of the masters.

Thomas Paine and the Literature of Revolution recovers Paine as a transatlantic popular intellectual who would translate the major political theories of the eighteenth century into a language that was accessible and appealing to ordinary citizens on both sides of the by: Dec 01,  · For chronologically distant almanacs with identical content, see the matching ditties on “commanding wives” (from ) in The Complete Poor Richard Almanacks, I, 38; and The American country Almanack, for the Year of Christian account, (New York, []).Cited by: Imprint Records by Year Published.

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