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The New-England town and country almanack ... for the year of our Lord 1769 ... [electronic resource] : Fitted to the latitude of Providence, in New-England; but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies. / By Abraham Weatherwise, gent.

Publication:
Providence: : Printed and sold, wholesale and retail, by Sarah Goddard, and John Carter, at Shakespear's Head., [1768]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 11113.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([32] pages) : 1 portrait
Subjects:
Wilkes, John, 1727-1797 -- Portraits.
Form/Genre:
Almanacs -- Rhode Island -- 1769.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Providence.
Notes:
Evans, who saw no copy, incorrectly gives title as: The New-England almanack, or Lady's and gentleman's diary, for the year of our Lord, 1769.
Advertised in the Newport Mercury for Sept. 12-19, 1768.
The portrait, occupying the first page, is of John Wilkes, and is stated to be "engraved for Weatherwise's almanack, 1769." Pages [2-4] are occupied chiefly by an account entitled "Anecdotes of Mr. Wilkes." Page [5] is the title page.
All other issues, except the first, in the series of almanacs published at Providence first by William Goddard and continued by John Carter, are entitled: The New-England almanack, or lady's and gentleman's diary. The author through 1781 was Benjamin West.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 11113).
Cited in:
Evans 11113
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 380
Drake, M. Almanacs, 12824
Contributor:
Weatherwise, Abraham.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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