Annotated almanac, 1770

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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
1770
Repository
Harvard University Archives
Rights
The Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop are open for research.
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/hua07010c00026

Content Notes

Almanac with sporadic annotations on the calendar pages and interleaved with entries in John Winthrop's hand for the months of January-April. The entries record Winthrop's social engagements and travel, with only occasional notes of the weather. There is also a folded interleaved leaf after the December page with scientific observations and a description of the Boston massacre (March 5).|The cover is inscribed "For John Winthrop, Cambridge." The volume is interleaved.