Annotated almanac, 1780

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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
1780
Repository
Harvard University Archives
Rights
The Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop are open for research.
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/hua07010c00057

Content Notes

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."