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Bickerstaff's improved almanack, for the year of our Lord 1785 . : Referred to the horison [sic] of 41 deg. 35 min. n. lat and a meridian of 4 h 30 min w. from the Royal Observatory at Greenwich ; but may serve indifferently for all the towns in Connecticut, and the adjacent parts. ... Preview this item
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Bickerstaff's improved almanack, for the year of our Lord 1785 . : Referred to the horison [sic] of 41 deg. 35 min. n. lat and a meridian of 4 h 30 min w. from the Royal Observatory at Greenwich ; but may serve indifferently for all the towns in Connecticut, and the adjacent parts. ...

Author: Benjamin West; Nathan Daboll
Publisher: Norwich [Conn.] : Printed and sold by John Trumbull, at his Office, near the meeting-house., [1784]
Series: Early American imprints., 1st series ;, no. 18879.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Almanacs
Booksellers' advertisements
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin West; Nathan Daboll
OCLC Number: 55836631
Notes: Attributed to Benjamin West by Evans and in Bates, A.C. "Check list of Connecticut almanacs, 1709-1850." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, n.s. v. 24 (1914): 102, 136. But the actual calculator is Nathan Daboll. The calculations for the rising and setting of the sun and moon, and most of the astronomical and horological notes on the calendar pages, are identical with those in The New England almanack and gentlemen and ladies diary for 1785 (New London), calculated by Daboll under the pseudonym of Edmund Freebetter.
Advertised in the Norwich packet, Sept. 23, 1784.
Advertisement for books and stationery sold at the printer's office, p. [24].
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 18879).
Description: [24] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Series Title: Early American imprints., 1st series ;, no. 18879.

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