Annotated almanac

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About this Item

Collection Title
Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop 172817891728-1789
Language
Undefined
Date
1761
Repository
Harvard University Archives
Rights
The Papers of John and Hannah Winthrop are open for research.
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/hua07010c00036

Content Notes

Almanac with one laid-in leaf. The calendar pages contain minimal annotations and two entries by John Winthrop: "John Rhodes came to talk about Stoughton land" (May 31) and a note about walnuts. The laid-in leaf contains entries by both Winthrops listing deaths in the community, a bill of mortality by John Winthrop, an entry about an earthquake (November 1), and a few entries by Hannah Winthrop about the weather, a northern light, and a short list of the "wine of Dr. Kneeland" (December 29).|The cover is inscribed: "H Winthrop." The volume is not interleaved but has one folded laid-in leaf.