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Poor Job, 1755. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1755. [electronic resource] : ... Fitted to the meridian of Rhode-Island; but will serve (without any sensible error) in all the adjacent places, even from Newfoundland to South-Carolina. / By Job Shepherd, philom. ; [Two lines of verse]

Publication:
Newport [R.I.]: : Printed and sold by James Franklin, at the printing-office under the town-school-house., [1754]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([24] pages) : illustrations
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 7313.
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Form/Genre:
Almanacs -- Rhode Island -- 1755.
Place of Publication:
United States Rhode Island Newport.
Notes:
The prefaces to this series show that the pseudonym is that of the calculator, who is identified as the printer James Franklin by H.M. Chapin (American collector 2 (1926): 325-329; "Check list of Rhode Island almanacs." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society n.s. volume 25 (1915): 22). But Franklin is not known to have been educated in mathematics and astronomy.
Advertised in the Boston evening post, Nov. 25, 1754.
The Anatomy is the only illustration.
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 7313).
Cited in:
Evans 7313
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 139
Drake, M. Almanacs, 12804
Contributor:
Shepherd, Job.
Franklin, James, 1732?-1762.
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Restricted for use by site license.