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The Rhode-Island almanack for the year, 1740.

The Rhode-Island almanack for the year, 1740.

... Fitted 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 from New Found-land to South Carolina. Tides excepted.

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Published by Printed and sold by the Widow Franklin, at the town school-house. in Newport [R.I.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Poor Robin ; [Six lines of verse]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 4416.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16] p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16688715M

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