Providence, R.I. Printed and sold by Brown and Danforth, . pp. 12mo. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Additional stab holes in blank gutter. Very light scattered foxing. A very good copy. Item #WRCAM37669
Together with the calendar, this volume of Bickerstaff's RHODE-ISLAND ALMANACK includes New England and federal court dates, agricultural advice, including articles on fattening cattle and preserving meat, and a variety of poems, aphorisms, and anecdotes. The final pages of the volume include a discussion of "profane swearing" ("The Swearer's Prayer, or his Oath Explained" and "The Prayer Answered," pp.[23-24]) and a pacificist essay entitles, "The aged Farmer's Address to the Warrior" (pp.[25-28], from the HERALD OF PEACE). DRAKE 13017.