Annotated almanac, 1746

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About this Item

Creator
Winthrop, John, 1714-1779.
Collection Title
Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop, 1728-1789 1728-1789
Language
English
Date
1746
Repository
Harvard University Archives
Rights
The Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop are open for research.
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/hua07010c00009

Content Notes

Almanac containing calendar pages with sporadic annotations of unidentified measurements and interleaved pages with short handwritten entries about Winthrop's daily activities, and astronomical and meteorological observations. The entries include personal notes about travel, the weather, and deaths in the community including hangings for piracy (July 24). There is an entry listing the burials and baptisms in Boston for the year and a chart of deaths according to age ranges.