Annotated almanac, 1780
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- Collection Title
- Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop, 1728-1789 172817891728-1789
- Harvard University Archives
- The Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop are open for research.
Almanac interleaved with pages containing sporadic entries documenting household activities and accounts, payments from boarders, and a list of baptisms and burials. On the last interleaved page there is an entry for May 19 of "a marvellous darkness over spread the whole horizon which oblidgd us to burn candles for near three hours such a phenomenon not remembered by the oldest person living."