The American almanack for the year of Christian account, 1740.
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The American almanack for the year of Christian account, 1740. ... Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees, and a meridian of 5 hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

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Published by Printed and sold by Andrew Bradford, at the Sign of the Bible in Front-Street, near High-Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGenuine Leeds almanack.
StatementBy Titan Leeds, philomat.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 4374.
ContributionsBradford, William, 1663-1752.
The Physical Object
Pagination[24] p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17737089M

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