1772.013: Virginia Almanack for the year of our Lord God 1773.
Full Title: The Virginia Almanack for the year of Our Lord God, 1773. Being the First after 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, true places and aspects of the planets, weather, &c. 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. – but more especially those that have got a Bit to spare to buy an Almanack: Wherein the Reader may see (if he have any eyes, and be neither drunk nor asleep) many very remarkable Things, worthy his Observation. Also a Table of Court Days; a List of his Majesty's Council, and of ithe House of Burgesses, with the number of Tithables in each County; a List of Parishes, and the Ministers in i them; the Goyernours and Visiters of William &: Mary college; a Description of the Four Quarters of the Year; humorous Observations for .each Month; an Essay on Trifles, showing that Half the Actions of Life are Nothing Else, and how by slow i and imperceptible Degrees they often sap the Foundation of a Man's Fortune, and bring him to a Morsel of Bread; Contentment and Covetousness; Temperance and Gluttony, Sobriety and Drunkenness, compared, showing their respective Effects on our Happiness and Misery, &:c. &:c.
Place Issued: Williamsburg
Issuing Press: Purdie & Dixon
Description: [48 pgs.]; 18 cm. x 10.5 cm. (12mo)
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