1819.054: Cottom's New Virginia Almanack for 1820.

Published: 1819

Full Title: Cottom’s new Virginia Almanack, for the year of Our Lord 1820: being the bissextile or leap year; and 44th of American independence, until the fourth of July. … Calculated by Joseph Cave, of Orange county, Virginia. Adapted to the latitude and meridian of Richmond.

Author: Cave, Joseph (1784-1863).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: William Allegre for Peter Cottom and Richard Cottom

Description: [36 pgs.]; 18 cm.


Imprint states: "Richmond: Published annually by Peter Cottom, and for sale at his book store in Richmond, and by Richard Cottom, Petersburg." Colophon at end reports: "Printed by William Allegre, F Street, between 17th & 18th Streets near the old market, Richmond." Title represents third year of an affiliation between bookseller Cottom and printer Allegre in almanac publishing; this item is identical to Cottom's North Carolina and Virginia Almanack for 1820 (1819.055), with exception of text changes to title-page above the word "Almanack" and replacement of pages 34-35 in the North Carolina edition which reports court sessions there. Copy filmed by Early American Imprints Series lacks last leaf [p. 35-36].

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