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1 Saunders, Richard (Benjamin Franklin) POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS OF THE MOTIONS OF THE SUN AND THE MOON; The True Places and Aspects of the Planets; the Rising and the Setting of the Sun, and the Rising and Setting of the Moon for the Year of the Lord 1773: Being the First after Leap Year.
Philadelphia Printed and Sold By D. Hall, and W. Sellers [1772] Pamphlet Good 
Title page continued: Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London; but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies. / By Richard Saunders, philom. Philadelphia: : Printed and sold by D. Hall, and W. Sellers. , [1772]. Notes : "Richard Saunders" is a pseudonym. The calculations and astronomical notes on the calendar pages are identical with those in The Pennsylvania town and country-manís almanack for 1773, by John Tobler (Wilmington) , except that some notes have been added, and the calculations for the sun adjusted by one minute in November and December. A table of eclipse of the satellites of Jupiter has been added after the calendar. Though the Tobler almanacs issued after his death in 1765 have been attributed to his son John, the publisherís preface to the South Carolina and Georgia almanack for 1765 (Savannah) states that Toblerís calculations had then been completed up to 1800. The later almanacs contain no indication the Tobler Junior is 
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