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(ALMANACS.) West, Benjamin. Group of 3 Providence almanacs, one of them denouncing the Stamp Act. Each 12mo, stitched; various conditions; each in a 1/2 morocco slipcase bearing the bookplate of Elisha Whipple McGuire. Providence, RI, [1766-81]
The New-England Almanack, or Lady's and Gentleman's Diary, for . . . 1767.  pages. A rousing introduction celebrates the repeal of the Stamp Act, which "so lately hung over our heads like a heavy cloud; an Act, in its nature detestable; plotted and contrived by a set of wicked designing men; and had it taken its place among us, would have enslaved millions of loyal subjects, and subverted the whole constitution of English America." Sarah Goddard and Company,  The New-England Almanack, or Lady's and Gentleman's Diary, for . . . 1772.  pages. John Carter,  The North-American Calendar, and Rhode-Island Register, for . . . 1782.  pages. Includes the Articles of Confederation and a list of Rhode Island's military officers. Bennett Wheeler, . Alden, Rhode Island 346B, 462, 850; Drake 12818, 12832, 12866; Evans 10521, 12282, 17432. Provenance: American Art Association's McGuire sale, 14 January 1931.