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Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris ... for the year of our Lord 1766 : ... Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London; but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies / By Richard Saunders, philom.

Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed and sold by B. Franklin, and D. Hall, [1765]
Format/Description:
Book
[36] p. : ill. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
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Form/Genre:
Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Advertisements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. -- 18th century
Notes:
"Richard Saunders" is a pseudonym.
Calculated by John Tobler. The calculations and most of the astronomical notes on the calendar pages are identical with those in his Pennsylvania town and country-man's almanack for 1766 (Germantown). Some notes have been added and a few omitted, and there are different notes on the length of day.
Advertised in the Pennsylvania gazette, Philadelphia, July 11, 1765.
Signatures: [A]4 B2 C4 D2 E4 F2.
Printer's advertisement, p. [31].
Penn Chronology:
1765
Cited in:
Evans 10161
Drake, M. Almanacs, 9890
Miller, C.W. Franklin, 852
Contributor:
Saunders, Richard.
Tobler, John, 1696-1765.
Curtis Collection of Franklin Imprints (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
187488655