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A CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR ; ASTRONOMICAL INFORMATION ;
MISCELLANEOUS DIRECTIONS, HINTS, AND REMARKS ;
AND STATISTICAL AND OTHER PARTICULARS
RESPECTING FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND
THE UNITED STATES.

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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT
District Clerk’s Office.

Be it remembered, that on the first day of December, A. D. 1829, and in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Gray and Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit .

“The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the year 1830, comprising a Calendar for the Year; Astronomical Information; Miscellaneous Directions, Hints, and Remarks; and Statistical and other Particulars respecting Foreign Countries and the United States.— Vol. I.”

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned; ” and also to an act, entitled “An act supplementary to an act, entitled ‘An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,” and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”

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Preliminary Observations , : - - - e - - v1.

• Explanations of the Calendar - - - - - - x

Pant I. — CALENdAR, AND NATURAL PHExoMENA For TRE YEAR.
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... The Planets . . . . . 1 | Tide Table . . . . . . . 15

Signs of the Zodiac . . . . . . 1 Latitude and Longitude of the principal

* Eclipses of the Sun and Moo - ... 2 Places in the United States . . 16

- Occultations - - - - - 4 || Table of the Sun’s Declination 19

- Eclipses of the Satellites of Jupiter . 10 | Calendar . . - - - - . 20

* Height of the greatest Tides . . 13 | Tables of the Sun's and Moon's Places 44

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Q PART II. — InfoRMATIon con NEcTEB witH THE CALENDAR.

*. I. Almanacs . . . . . 50 | V. The Zodiac . . . . 68

~ II. Calendar - - - - 56 VI. Astrolo - - - - 70

o Days . . • - . 58 VII. Moon’s Phases . - - . 73

** Weeks - - . . 58 VIII. Tides . - - . . 76

o Months . - - - . 58 IX. Spots on the Sun - - . 78

fo Year . . . . . 59 X. Rotation of the Planets . . 81

to Solar and Lunar Cycle . . 61 | XI. Orbits of the Planets . - .* 82

| III. Holydays of the Church . . 63 | XII. Synodic Revolutions of the Planets 86

o IV. The Seasons . . . . 67 | XIII. Comets . . . . .

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Çrt PART III. — Mrscrollan Eous DIREctions, HINTs, AND REMARKs.

XIV. Washington’s Agricultural Notes 99 Journal . - - - . 114

1. Directions to the Manager of his XV. Poer Richard Revived - 115

Farms . • - - : 99 || XVI. On the Use of Fruit . . 121

2. Particular Directions for cultivat- XVII. Facts concerning the Use and

ing a Farm near Mount Vernon 102 Abuse of Ardent Spirits . 125

3. Rotation of Crops . 109 | XVIII. On Clothing - - - 131

4. Extract from an Agricultural XIX. On Ventilation . - . 135

PART IV. – STAT1stical Ann GENERAL INForMATIon ResPEcti No Foeri G.R.

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XX. Statistics . . . . 139 3. Folio throughout the last
XXI. Statistics of the World . 140 entury - - - -
XXII. Total Population of the Earth 148 4. Acres of Land . - -
XXIII. Inhabitants of the Earth, di- 5. Canals . - - -

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