[1793 for 1794 Almanac] Hutchins Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris…for the Year of Our Lord 1794…
Printed in New York City by Hugh Gaine, the almanac includes a lengthy article suggesting farmers turn their attention to brewing
The Anatomy of Man’s Body illustration defines areas controlling neck, breast, bowels, secrets, knees, arms, heart, reigns, thighs, legs.
Within, Hugh Gaine advertises he will be publishing and selling the law book The Conductor Generalis; there is a pleasant 20-line poem wishing Hutchins’ customers a Happy New-Year; a lengthy piece upon the Strange and wonderful PREDICTIONS OF Mr. Christopher Love (before he was beheaded); and short explanations of what makes a wife amiable and how rheumatism might be cured.
Of note, is a lengthy article explaining the benefits of raising barley and hops in New York State to “create Malt-Liquors into general use” —in essence a suggestion to farmers to turn their attention to the art of brewing. This piece is approximately five full pages and may be in response to duties imposed upon Congress for those were importing liquors and spirits, and wished to avoid doing so.
Description: [1793 for 1794 Almanac] Hutchins Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris…for the Year of Our Lord 1794…
New-York : Printed and sold by H. Gaine, at his printing office, at the Bible, in Hanover-Square. Where may be had, the New-York pocket almanack, . 12mo. pp, crudely stitched, untrimmed. Collated, complete. Some spotting, dust-soiling, dog-eared leaves; very good. One Anatomy illustration.
Evans 25646. Drake 6016.