Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our redemption, 1783 [electronic resource]... Fitted for the meridian of Boston, N.E. lat. 42' 25⁰ N. ...

Boston : Printed and sold by E. Russell, near Liberty-Stump, [1782]
[24]p. : ill. ; (12mo)

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Attributed to Benjamin West in Nichols, C.L. "Notes on the almanacs of Massachusetts." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, n.s. v. 22 (1912): 34-35; and in the Dictionary of American biography. However, the eclipse notes, calculations, and notes on the calendar pages do not resemble those in West's North-American calendar for 1783 (Providence), whereas they contain frequent correspondences or similarities with Nathan Daboll's The New-England almanack and gentleman's and lady's diary for the same year, published at New London under the pseudonym of Edmund Freebetter, such as to suggest a common authorship.
Two states noted. One has a four-line advertisement for booksellers and shopkeepers in Boston and Salem on p. [24]; the other dfoes not.
Advertised in the Independent ledger, Boston, Oct. 28, 1782.
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Evans, 17792
Drake, M. Almanacs, 3318
English Short Title Catalog, ESTCW35404.
Daboll, Nathan, 1750-1818. , Author
West, Benjamin, 1730-1813. , Author
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