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Vade mecum: or, the necessary companion : Containing, 1. Sir Sam. Morland's Perpetual almanack ... curiously graved in copper; with many useful tables proper thereto. 2. The years of each king's reign from the Norman conquest compar'd with the years of Christ. 3. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchin, and flower-gardens. 4. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins; wherein is a table of the assize of bread. 5. A table wherein any number of farthings, half pence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; ... 6. The interest and rebate of money; the forebearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. 7. The rates of post-letters, both in-land and out-land. 8. An account of the penny-post. 9. The principal roads in England ... also the market-towns, on each road, with the days of the week the markets are kept on; ... 10. The names of the counties, cities, and borough-towns in England and Wales ... 11. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coach-men, car-men, and water-men. Preview this item
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Vade mecum: or, the necessary companion : Containing, 1. Sir Sam. Morland's Perpetual almanack ... curiously graved in copper; with many useful tables proper thereto. 2. The years of each king's reign from the Norman conquest compar'd with the years of Christ. 3. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchin, and flower-gardens. 4. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins; wherein is a table of the assize of bread. 5. A table wherein any number of farthings, half pence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up; ... 6. The interest and rebate of money; the forebearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. 7. The rates of post-letters, both in-land and out-land. 8. An account of the penny-post. 9. The principal roads in England ... also the market-towns, on each road, with the days of the week the markets are kept on; ... 10. The names of the counties, cities, and borough-towns in England and Wales ... 11. The usual and authorized rates or fares of coach-men, car-men, and water-men.

Author: John Playford; Samuel Morland, Sir
Publisher: London : printed for G. Sawbridge, and sold by Rich. Wellengton, at the Lute in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1696.
Series: (Early English books online)
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : English : The sixth edition, with tables for casting up nobles, marks, guineas, and broad goldView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
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Early works to 1800
Handbooks, manuals, etc. Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Playford; Samuel Morland, Sir
OCLC Number: 606943049
Notes: By John Playford.
[3] p. at end = advertisements.
Reproduction of original in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2367:12).
Description: [8], 229, [3] p., [1] leaf of plates : folded table.
Series Title: (Early English books online)
Other Titles: Necessary companion
Perpetual almanack.

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