2 edition of Poor Will"s pocket almanack, for the year 1776 found in the catalog.
Poor Will"s pocket almanack, for the year 1776
by Printed and sold by J. Crukshank, in Market-Street, opposite the Presbyterian-Meeting-House. in Philadelphia
Written in English
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 13814.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
Noah PHELPS In the name of God, amen, I Noah Phelps of the Town of Lowville, County of Lewis and State of New York, bring weak in body, but of sound and perfect mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Ruth Phelps the use of one third of all my real estate . Other wills and estate papers in this series relate primarily to family members in earlier generations. George, Edward, Poor Will's Pocker Almanack, George, Edward, Poor Will's Pocket Almanack 5 George, Edward, Poor Will's Pocket Overseers for the Poor tax records and committee accounts 4
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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing. The world knows the year, Americans know and revere the founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. In this captivating book, MCCullough reminds readers of American history, that important as they were, the founding fathers were politicians first, leaders, by: 2.
America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth,interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in /5().
Poor Richard's Almanack is one of Benjamin Franklin's most charming creations. He delighted in cloaking Poor Wills pocket almanack writing behind a variety of literary personas, and Richard Saunders remains one of his most beloved, although some critics have complained that Poor Richard reveals the shallow materialism at the heart of Franklin's homespun philosophy and, by extension, at the heart of.
America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth,interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in 4/5(K).
In David McCullough captures the importance of that year's quintessential struggle for our country. By focusing on this single year, as opposed to the entire war, McCullough is able to dissect more minutely the individual battles, turning points, specific leaders, and the result is one of the most humanistic depictions of George Washington I've ever read/5.
Easy to read, full of facts, and somewhat surprising, Thomas Fleming's What America Was Really Like in is a brisk flyover of life in the soon-to-be United States of America. While serious scholars will need to go elsewhere for details and depth, I found this short overview an enjoyable highlight reel of the culture of the time period/5.
An almanac (also spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year.
It includes information like weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, tide tables, and other tabular data often arranged according to the calendar. Celestial figures and various statistics are found in almanacs, such as the rising and setting times of the.
Full text of "A pocket almanack, for the year : calculated for the use of the state of Massachusetts-Bay" See other formats. by David McCullough, represents a sea change in the work of one of America's truly extraordinary historians.
The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and twice National Book Award recipient has traditionally chronicled epic times and critical historical events on a grand scale.
This book is the story of how close George Washington, as commander of the American army, came to defeat in the terrible year of which also saw. Slavery was the foundation of Virginia's agricultural system and essential to its economic viability. Initially, planters bought slaves primarily to raise tobacco for export.
By the last quarter of the 18th century, wealthy Virginia farmers were using slave labor in a diversified agricultural regime. Enslaved African Americans also worked as. The Almanac Collection includes paper copies of o almanacs, dating from to the present, including several editions of two of the best known American almanacs: the Old Farmer's Almanack and Poor Richard's Almanac.
This books focuses on which the McCullough tries to argue is a pivotal year in the American Revolution. He is at his best in describing the character of George Washington and the other military leaders, both American and British, and the difficulties of cobbling together a ragtag army of Americans but most of the book is relating one battle after another, which I /5(K).
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White near Charles River Bridge and sold by the booksellers, The Federal Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord Personal Notes: ***** Ancestry tree - Bensley love Family Tree chr Aug 11 dau of Thomas Harding watch glass grinder and Sarah born Aug 1 (LDS microfilm ) Muster - Wills, Sarah type X came free on Hillsborough A 4 children 22 acres fallow land -purchased - 1 bull 10 cows 75 male sheep and 75 female sheep and 1 bushel of maize married by Special.
Newbury-port: John Mycall, Sewn binding, with additional early and rather crude stitching. 24 pp. 12mo. With wear to the titlepage, and a closed tear with minor loss. An almanack from Newbury-port during the Revolutionary-era.
We note in the calendar many references to recent events -- March 5, Boston Massacre; March 8, Stamp Act Repealed, ; Decem Tea. "The Second Day of Julywill be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America." In a letter to Abigail Adams written on 3 July from Philadelphia, John Adams predicts exactly how "succeeding Generations" of Americans would celebrate Independence.Manuscript/Mixed Material George Washington Papers, Series 2, Letterbooks Letterb July 15 - Oct.