1759.010: Virginia Almanac for the Year of our Lord God 1760.

Published: 1759

Full Title: The Virginia Almanac, For the Year of our Lord God 1760. Being Bissextile, or Leap-Year. Wherein are contained, The Lunations, Conjunctions, Eclipses; the Sun and Moon's Rising and Setting, the Rising, setting and Southing of the Heavenly Bodies; Weather; Court-Days; A List of Governors, &c. a List of the Council and House of Burgesses in Virginia; Description of the Roads through the Continent; Shannon's Directions for making Indigo: a Receipt to make Physic as pleasant as Chocolate; a Receipt to keep one's Self warm a whole Winter with a single Billet of Wood. Calculated according to Art; And referred to the Horizon of 38 Degrees North Latitude, and a Meridian of Five Hours West from the City of London, Fitting Virginia, Maryland, North-Carolina, &c. To which is added an Appendix, Containing a Collection of approv'd Maxims, entertaining Epigrams, curious Anecdotes, diverting Stories &c. &c. Calculated for instruction and Amusement. By Theophilus Wreg, philom.

Author: Grew, Theophilus (d. 1759).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Hunter

Description: [32 pgs.]


Only known copy at the Library of Congress (per Evans) now lost, so not filmed for the Early American Imprints series. This imprint was likely the first that Hunter issued after his return from England in July 1759.

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