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Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. : Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's perpetual almanack, (adapted to the new style) readily shewing the day of the month, moveable feasts, and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, to the year 1899, inclusive ; with many useful tables proper thereto, and rules to find them. The same adapted to the old style. II. Remarkable fairs in England. III. A table for land measure, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the Norman conquest to this time. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchen, and flower-gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins. VII. Tables wherein any number of farthings, halfpence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up ; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money ; the forbearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. IX. Tables for casting up Portugal gold, Guineas, and half Guineas. X. The rates of past-letters, both inland and outland, according to the new establishment. XI. An account of the penny-post, according to the late regulations. XII. The principal roads in England. XIII. The names of the countries, cities, and borough towns in Great-Britain, with number of knights Commissioners of shires, citizens, and burgesses, chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIV. The usual and authorized rates of fares or coachmen, carmen, and watermen ; with many other curious and useful particulars. The twenty second edition, carefully corrected, with additions and improvements. To which is added, interest in epitome ; or, Tables in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 millions, at 3, 4, 5, and 6 per cent. Preview this item
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Vade mecum: or, The necessary pocket companion. : Containing, I. Sir Samuel Moreland's perpetual almanack, (adapted to the new style) readily shewing the day of the month, moveable feasts, and terms, for any year past, present, or to come, to the year 1899, inclusive ; with many useful tables proper thereto, and rules to find them. The same adapted to the old style. II. Remarkable fairs in England. III. A table for land measure, a tide-table, and a table of expence. IV. The years of each King's reign from the Norman conquest to this time. V. Directions for every month in the year, what is to be done in the orchard, kitchen, and flower-gardens. VI. The reduction of weights, measures, and coins. VII. Tables wherein any number of farthings, halfpence, pence, or shillings, are ready cast up ; of great use to all traders. VIII. The interest and rebate of money ; the forbearance, discompt, and purchase of annuities. IX. Tables for casting up Portugal gold, Guineas, and half Guineas. X. The rates of past-letters, both inland and outland, according to the new establishment. XI. An account of the penny-post, according to the late regulations. XII. The principal roads in England. XIII. The names of the countries, cities, and borough towns in Great-Britain, with number of knights Commissioners of shires, citizens, and burgesses, chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XIV. The usual and authorized rates of fares or coachmen, carmen, and watermen ; with many other curious and useful particulars. The twenty second edition, carefully corrected, with additions and improvements. To which is added, interest in epitome ; or, Tables in a shorter method than any yet published, from 1 pound to 10 millions, at 3, 4, 5, and 6 per cent.

Author: John Playford
Publisher: London : Printed for J. and F. Rivington, Hawes, Clarke and Collins, J. Fuller, G. Keith, J. Hinton, S. Crowder, B. Law, T. Caslon, J. Wilkie, C. and R. Ware, G. Robinson, and R. Baldwin, 1772.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
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Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Playford
OCLC Number: 508308177
Notes: Attributed to John Playford.
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Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas."
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