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Vade mecum: or, the necessary pocket companion. Containing, I. Sir Samuel Morland's Perpetual Almanack, readily shewing the Day of the Month, and Moveable Feasts and Terms, for any Year past, present, or to come, curiously graved in Copper; with many useful Tables proper thereto. II. The Tears of each King's Reign from the Norman Conquest, compar'd with the Years of Christ. III. Directions for every Month in the Year, what is to be done in the Orchard, Kitchen and Flower-Gardens. IV. The Reduction of Weights, Measures and Coins; wherein is a Table of the Assize of Bread. V. A Table wherein any Number of Farthings, Half-Pence, Pence, or Shillings, are ready cast up; of great use to all Traders. VI. The Interest and Rebate of Money; the Forbearance, Discompt, and Purchase of Annuities. VII. The Rates of Post-Letters, both In-Land and Out-Land. VIII. An Account of the Penny-Post. IX. The Principal Roads in England. X. The Names of the Counties, Cities, and Borough-Towns in England and Wales, with the Number of Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses chosen therein to serve in Parliament. XI. The usual and authorized Rates or Fairs of Coach-Men, Carman and Water-Men. XII. Tables for Casting up Nobles, Marks, Guineas and Broad Gold. The seventh edition, to which is added, interest in epitome; or Tables, in a Shorter Method than any yet published, from 1 Pound to 10 Millions, at 5, 6, 7, and 8. per Cent. by Israel Falgate at the Bank of England.
- Playford, John, approximately 1655-1685 or 1686.
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London : printed for G. S. and sold by James Round at the Seneca's Head over against Jonathan's Coffee-House in Exchange-Alley, 1702.
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