Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.
Search for free, downloadable images taken from our library and museum collections, including paintings, illustrations, photos and more.
An almanack for the year of our Lord God 1788, being the bissextile, leap-year. Common notes and moveable feasts in 1788. Dominical Letter - E Golden Number - 2 Cycle of the Sun - 5 Epact - - 22 Shrove Sunday - 3 Feb. Easter Day - 23 Mar. Ascension-Day 1 May Whit-Sunday - 11 May Trinity Sunday 18 June Advent Sunday 30 Nov. Venus will be an evening star till August 8 and then a morning star till the end of the year. Jupiter is an evening star till Ju[ne 27] and then a morning star to the end. Eclipses for 1778. There will be two eclipses this year, [...]h of the sun, one of them being visible. I. June 4, the sun will be eclipsed visible, from 24 1/2 min. past 7 till 9 morn. Digits exlipsed 3° 59'. II. Nov. 27, the sun will be exlipsed, invisible, at 10 min. past 6 afternoon.