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A companion to the almanack for the year 1752, (with an account of time, and the difference of the old and new style) Containing, I. A curious account of the antient Britons, their Laws, Trade, Customs, &c. and a Table of each King's Reign from the Conquest; with the principal Events of the English History to his present Majesty. II. Correct Alphabetical Lists of the Peers of Great-Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places of Abode, the Posts they possess, &c. III. Complete and correct Lists of the Court and City-Offices. IV. The Military Roll, or the Establishments of the Land and Sea Forces. V. Lists of the publick Offices, Buildings, Halls of the several Companies, of the Churches, and other Places of publick Worship in London and Westminster. VI. The Rates of Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen, Carmen, and Watermen. Vii. An exact List of the Carriers and Stage Coaches. Viii. The Sovereign Princes of Europe, their Marriages and Issues. IX. Tables of the Weights and Measures used in Great-Britain; the several Prices of Wheat, by the Quarter, Sack, or Bushel, from 4l. to 17l. per Load; the Value of Foreign Gold and Silver Coins; also the Latitude and Longitude of the most noted Places in the World, as determined by astronomical Observation; and the Dividend and Transfer Days at the Bank and South-Sea House. To which are added, the arms of all the Peers of Great-Britain and Ireland, in 24 pages, beautifully engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Printed on a proper Size to be bound up with all the Almanacks except Rider's.

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[1752]
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London : printed for T. Jefferys, at the Corner of St. Martin's Lane, near Charing Cross, and W. Clarke, at Shakespear's Head under the Royal Exchange, in Threadneedle-Street, [1752]

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[2],16,*9-*18,17-192,185*-191*,[1],193-202,[2]p.,24 plates : ill. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC N46375

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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