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Periodical Poor Richard : an almanack, for the year of Christ Poor Richard's almanacks / Poor Richard improved / Poor Richard's almanac

[ From the American Almanac Collection ]

About this Item

Title

  • Poor Richard : an almanack, for the year of Christ

Other Title

  • Poor Richard's almanacks
  • Poor Richard improved
  • Poor Richard's almanac

Names

  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, printer
  • Stevens, Henry, Jr., 1819-1886, former owner
  • Pratt, W., binder
  • Force, Peter, 1790-1868
  • Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854
  • American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Printed and sold by B. Franklin

Headings

Notes

  • -  Annual
  • -  Some issues in several printings.
  • -  Printer varies after 1792.
  • -  Title history: Poor Richard, <1733-1740>; Poor Richard improved, <1748-1813>; Poor Richard's almanac, <1867->
  • -  American Almanac Collection: 1733, 1740-1867 (some issues wanting); another set (1740-1792)--in a leather pull-off case, with case title: Poor Richard's almanacks; each issue bound in leather by W. Pratt for Henry Stevens of Vermont, with his bookplate.
  • -  Carson Collection: 1771.
  • -  Drake, M. Almanacs 9561 et al.
  • -  Miller, C.W. Franklin, 419 et al.
  • -  Description based on: 1733; title from cover.
  • -  Latest issue consulted: 1867.

Medium

  • v. ; 16-19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AY286.P5 P629
  • AY286.P5 P629 Set 4 Ms. inscription in 1733: For Peter Force Esquire, Washington D.C. from E.D Ingraham, May 26 [?] 1849

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2001204984

OCLC Number

  • 44069413

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Franklin, Benjamin, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stevens, W Pratt, Peter Force, Edward D Ingraham, American Almanac Collection, and Marian S. Carson Collection. Poor Richard: an almanack, for the year of Christ. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin. Periodical. https://www.loc.gov/item/2001204984/.

APA citation style:

Franklin, B., Franklin, B., Stevens, H., Pratt, W., Force, P., Ingraham, E. D. [...] Marian S. Carson Collection. Poor Richard: an almanack, for the year of Christ. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin. [Periodical] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2001204984/.

MLA citation style:

Franklin, Benjamin, et al. Poor Richard: an almanack, for the year of Christ. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin. Periodical. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2001204984/>.