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UNITED STATES' CALENDAR,
FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD
And forty-fourth of AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.
Agricultural and Charitable purposes.
CATALOGUES of the OFFICERS of the
In its several Departments and Establishmenils.
And a variety of other interesting articles.
PREFACE. The Proprietors of the following work, in offering it to the public, solicit that candor which should be reasonably expected from a new attempt of a nature requiring a great variety of information to be collected from many and distant sources. While we regret that any errors should be found, we dare hope they will not be numerous nor important. We have spared no exertions to render it as accurate and copious as time and circumstances would permit.
To those correspondents who have so liberally and readily furnished us with materials for this compilation, we return our most cordial thanks : as well as for the good wishes, they have been pleased to express for the success of our undertaking. We respectfully request their further attention, that any errors now discovered may be corrected, and the work be made more accurate, should public patronage justify our labors to continue it annually.
ECLIPSES FOR 1820. There will be four Eclipses this year ;--two of the Sun, and two of the Moon, as follows :
The first will be of the Sun, March 14. Invis. at Portl. This Eclipse will be central on the meridian, at Oh. 46', in Long. W. 11°, 42-3-4-Lat. S. 56°, 32' 3-4.
The second will be of the Moon, March 29. Invis, at Portl. Beginning at 0h, 36' aft.-Ending at 3h. 19' aft.
The third will be of the Sun, Sept. 7. Invis, at Poril.
The fourth will be of the Moon, Sept. 22d, visible at Portland, viz.
Beginning Oh 33' 20"