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Leeds 1733. The American almanack for the year of Christian account 1733.

Leeds 1733. The American almanack for the year of Christian account 1733.

... Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees north and a meridian of five hours west from London ...

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Published by Printed and sold by William Bradford in New-York, and Andrew Bradford in Philadelphia. in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAmerican almanack for the year of Christian account 1733.
StatementBy Titan Leeds, philomat.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3558.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[24] p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14594050M

The competition between the two men intensified when, during , Franklin satirically used astrology in his almanac to predict Titan Leeds' death on October of that same year. Though Franklin's prediction was intended as a joke at his competitor's expense and a means to boost almanac sales, Titan Leeds was apparently offended at the death Country: United States. Played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening, and oversaw some of the first revivals in at his church in Northampton, Massachusetts Jonathan Edwards works "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", a classic of early American literature, during another revival in , following George Whitefield's tour of the Thirteen Colonies. Year book of the First Church of Christ in Hartford. births, of the families which first settled, or which have resided in East-Haven, from its settlement in , to the year Part III. Containing an account of the deaths in the families named in the second part, from the year to the end of the year Boston Book Co. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord Christ, Being Bissextile, or Leap Year; And the Fourth of American Independence. Calculated for the Meridian of Boston, New-England: Lat. 42 Deg. North: George, Daniel: New England almanac for by Daniel George $ - $


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Daniel Leeds turned over publication to his son, Titan, in The American Almanack pre-dated Franklin's almanac. Franklin used the first edition of his almanac to promote the hoax prediction of Leeds's death (Oct.

17,P.M., at the very instant of the conjunction of the Sun and Mercury), Authority control: ISNI:. The American almanack for the year of Christian account Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees north and a meridian of five hours west from London.

[Titan Leeds]. A fine copy of Titan Leeds' AMERICAN ALMANACK forthe year of the author's death. The death of Titan Leeds was a subject of some controversy earlier in the decade, when Benjamin Franklin, writing as Richard Saunders in the first issue of the "Poor Richard" almanac.

The American almanack for the year of Christian account, Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees, and a meridian of 5 hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

The American almanack for the year of Christian account, Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees, and a meridian of 5 hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

/ by: Leeds, Titan, Published: (). Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack was first published in Facing heavy competition from similar publications, Franklin took the unusual and controversial approach of injecting witty, unexpected entries between standard tables of tides, planetary motion, weather predictions and other facts/5().

George Webb, "A Memorial to William Penn," poem, in The Genuine Leeds Almanack for the Year of Christian Accountfull text and selection: GROWTH 2 & GROWTH 9: National Humanities Center: William Moraley, indentured servant in the middle colonies, The Infortunate: Or, The Voyage and Adventures of William Moraley.

You may remember that in my first Almanack, published for the YearI predicted the Death of my dear Friend Titan Leeds, Philomat. to happen that Year on the 17th Day of October, 3 h. 29 m. Entering this crowded, competitive field, the partners the next year issued Thomas Godfrey’s Pennsylvania Almanack for ; and in the fall of Franklin added to his line John Jerman’s American Almanack, formerly printed by Bradford.

Inhowever, both Godfrey and Jerman took their copy to Bradford, who now prepared to issue five almanacs forleaving Franklin with none. In the Preface to my last Almanack, I foretold the Death of my dear old Friend and Fellow-Student, the learned and ingenious Mr. Titan Leeds, which was to be on the 17th of October,3 h.

29 m. P.M. at the very Instant of the xxx of xxx and xxx. By his own Calculation he was to survive till the 26th of the. American almanack for the year of Christian account Responsibility: by Titan Leeds, philomat.

Also included are the delightfully shrewd prefaces to Poor Richard’s Almanack (–) and their worldly, pungent maxims that have entered our American culture. Finally, the classic Autobiography, Franklin’s last word on his greatest literary creation—his own invented personality—is presented here in a new edition, completely Pages: The American almanack for the year of Christian account Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees north, and a meridian of five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places even from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

Peruse the bookshelves at the museum shop of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, and you will no doubt see this edition of Poor Richard's is great fun reading 77 pages' worth of Benjamin Franklin's maxims for industry, thrift, humility, and cheerfulness -- maxims that can be said to have done much to form our collective sense of the American character/5.

The American almanack for the year of Christian account, Fitted to the latitude of 40 degrees, and a meridian of five hours west from London, but may without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places, even from New-found-land to Carolina. Written and published by Franklin at Philadelphia (–58), is the most famous of American almanacs, although it followed the pattern previously established in the colonies and in England.

Poor Richard's undoubtedly derives from Poor Robin's, the English almanac which began publication inand the name Richard Saunders, with which Franklin signed his prefaces, is the same as that of. First published inthis work shows Franklin's unusual and controversial approach of injecting witty, unexpected entries between standard tables of tides, planetary motion, and weather predictions in his Almanack.

It became the most popular book of it's kind in colonial : Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack was first published in Facing heavy competition from similar publications, Franklin took the unusual and controversial approach of injecting witty, unexpected entries between standard tables of tides, planetary motion, weather predictions and other facts.

American Antiquarian Society [Oct., EXHIBITION OF AMERICAN ALMANACS OCTOBER, Samuel Danforth's Almanack for Cambridge.

The earliest extant perfect almanac and the only extant book with the imprint of Matthew Day, son of the first printer in British America. March was placed as the first month, a plan continued for forty years. John Jerman has written: 'The American almanack, for the year of Christian account, ' 'The American almanack for the year of Christian account ' 'The American almanack for the year of Christian account ' 'An almanack for the year of.

Early American Imprints I. Nicht angemeldet Leeds, The American almanack for the year of Christian account, expand_more Voller Titel expand_less Titel verkleinern The only sure guide to the English tongue: or, New pronouncing spelling book expand_more Voller Titel.

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