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The Rhode-Island almanack. For the year, 1728.

The Rhode-Island almanack. For the year, 1728.

Being bissextile, or leap-year. Carefully fitted, and exact- [sic] calculated to the meridian of Newport on Rhode-Island; whose latitude north is 41 gr. 30 m. longitude from London 72 grs. But may without sensible error, serve all parts of New-England. Being the first ever published for that meridian.

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Published by Printed and sold by J. Franklin, at his printing-house on Tillinghast"s Wharf, near the Union-Flag Tavern in Newport [R.I.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Poor Robin.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2952.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16] p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18101627M

The almanac played an important role in the American colonies. The first published American almanac was published by William Pierce in and titled the An Almanac for New England for the year James Franklin published the Rhode-Island Almanack in His brother Benjamin Franklin published his Poor Richard's Almanack from You searched for: almanack! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!

ALMANAC, a book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks and months of the year, a register of ecclesiastical festivals and saints' days, and a record of various astronomical phenomena &c. The derivation of the word is doubtful. The word almanac was used by Roger Bacon (Opus Majus, ) for tables of the apparent motions of the heavenly bodies. Jun 19,  · Th Press in the United States, Part II. Posted on June 19, The earliest extant Newport imprint, therefore, would be the copy of Poor Robin’s “Rhode-Island Almanack for the Year ” (printed in ), which would be represented in the exhibition by copies from the almanac collections of the Library of Congress and the Boston Public.

The Rhode-Island almanack for the year, Being the first ever printed in that colony reproduced in exact facsimile with a brief account of James Franklin the printer . Providence, R.I.: John Carter Brown library. pp. 6. The Rhode-Island almanac, for the year of our Lord, being the 3d of the nineteenth century, and the 27th of American independence [Remington Southwick] on sunshinesteaming.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Title: The Rhode-Island almanac, for the year of our Lord, being the 3d of the nineteenth century.


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Get this from a library. The Rhode-Island almanack for the year, Being the first ever printed in that colony reproduced in exact facsimile with a brief account of James Franklin the printer.

The first Rhode Island Almanac was calculated for Newport. The Rhode-Island Almanack. For the Year, was printed by James Franklin in Newport in It was the first year of printing in the colony and the Library 1728.

book Congress holds the only known copy of that imprint. Franklin printed his visually stunning Perpetual Almanack in Nathaniel Ames of Dedham, Massachusetts, issued his popular Astronomical Diary and Almanack in and annually after c James Franklin published The Rhode Island Almanack by "Poor Robin" for each year from to James' brother, Benjamin Franklin, published his The Rhode-Island almanack.

For the year Poor Richard's Almanack in Philadelphia from to Dec 22,  · The first Rhode Island Almanac was calculated for Newport.

The Rhode-Island Almanack. For the Year, was printed by James Franklin in Newport in It was the first year of printing in the colony and the Library of Congress holds the only known copy of that imprint.

Franklin printed his visually stunning Perpetual Almanack in Get this from a library. The Rhode-Island almanack. For the year, Being bissextile, or leap-year. Carefully fitted, and exact- [sic] calculated to the meridian of Newport on Rhode-Island ; whose latitude north is 41 gr.

30 m. longitude from London 72 grs. But may without sensible error, serve all parts of New-England. Being the first ever published for that meridian. The Massachusetts, Connecticut, Newhampshire, Rhode-Island, and Vermond Almanack, For the Year of Our Lord, Being first after., or Leap Year, and the 17th of the Independence of America - Calculated for the latitude of Boston, but will serve for either of.

Internet Archive BookReader The Rhode-Island Almanack for the Year, Being the First Ever Printed in that Colony. Business success. Franklin’s greatest business accomplishment came from the publication of Poor Richard’s Almanack.

On December 19, Franklin published his first almanac under the pseudonym of Richard Saunders. The almanac was published for the year of and was published once a year for the next 25 years. Almanac, book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks, and months of the year; a record of various astronomical phenomena, often with climate information and seasonal suggestions for farmers; and miscellaneous other data.

An almanac provides data on the rising and setting times of the Sun and Moon, the phases of the Moon, the positions of the planets, schedules of high and low tides.

The first almanac published in Rhode Island was the product of the press of James Franklin, elder brother of Benjamin, and the pioneer issue appeared in Newport, in the year Its title was "The Rhode Island Almanack, for the year,Being bissextile or Leap Year Carefully fitted and exactly calculated to the meridian of Newport, on.

"The Rhode-Island almanack. For the year, Being bissextile, or leap-year. Carefully fitted, and exact- [sic] calculated to the meridian of Newport on Rhode-Island; whose latitude north is 41 gr.

30 m. longitude from London 72 grs. But may without sensible error, serve all parts of New-England. Daily journal entries consisted of buildings being built, debt and spending, the death of neighbors, personal diaries, earthquakes, and weather.

A few years later James Franklin began publishing the Rhode-Island Almanack beginning in Five years later his brother Benjamin Franklin began publishing Poor Richard's Almanack from The Rhode-Island almanack for the year being the first ever printed in the colony: carefully reproduced in exact by James Franklin: Roadside Geology of Connecticut and Rhode Island by James W.

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James lived from and died in Rhode Island of an unclassified terrible illness. He fostered eight children; six girls. Bibliography. Franklin, James (). The Rhode-Island almanack for the year, Being the first ever printed in that colony reproduced in exact facsimile with a brief account of James Franklin the printer.

The Rhode-Island Almanack, For the Year of our Lord Christ,(4 separate almanacs sold together). [Isaac BICKERSTAFF] on sunshinesteaming.com *FREE Author: Isaac BICKERSTAFF. Agricultural Alamanc to Columbian Calendar: Farmers Almanack to Harris Farmers Almanac: Ladies Handbook Family Almanac to New Universal Almanac: Punch's Almanac.

The Rhode-Island almanack. For the year, Being bissextile, or leap-year. Carefully fitted, and exact- [sic] calculated to the meridian of Newport on Rhode-Island; whose latitude north is 41 gr. 30 m.

longitude from London 72 grs. But may without sensible error, serve all parts of New-England. Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United sunshinesteaming.com city proper covers 48 square miles with an estimated population ofinmaking it the most populous city in New sunshinesteaming.com is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, ; the city is the economic and cultural anchor of a Born: February 4,Boston, Province of.

Email this Article James Franklin (printer). The most important early American almanacs were made from by Nathaniel Ames of Dedham, Massachusetts. A few years later James Franklin began publishing the Rhode-Island Almanack beginning in Five years later his brother Benjamin Franklin began publishing, "Poor Richard’s Almanack" from Newport RI.

Printed and Sold by James Franklin String-tied. Initial leaf separated from the balance of the almanac and with heavy edge wear resulting in the loss of about three letters on six lines.

Tears and edge wear throughout, but with no additional loss of text. Rather tattered but substantially complete. Item # This was the third in the series of almanacs published in.CHECK LIST OF RHODE ISLAND ALMANACS WITH INTRODUCTION AND NOTES.

BY HOWARD M. CHAPIN ' While Massachusetts boasts of an almanac inthe year in which Glover established the first printing press in that colony, Rhode Island, according to The Rhode Island Almanack, the "k" being dropped from Almanac in In the title.