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    Eclipse of the sun, 1846 : April 25
    Magnificent Eclipse of the Sun, April 25th, 1846 : this is the greatest Eclispe visible to the United States until May 26th, 1854.
    "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York February 21, 1846." Includes notes and world map showing path of eclipse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by broadside mounted on cloth with map: Text in two columns; printed area, including ornamental border, measures 22 x 17 cm. LC copy has...
    • Contributor: Smith, Asa
    • Date: 1846