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Historical Highlight

This week, peek into the past, with a look at Curtis’s Pocket Almanack, for the year 1805: to which is added a register of New Hampshire: Containing A List of the Officers, Executive, Legislative and Judiciary, in the service of the United States; with many other Communications, in this State both useful and interesting. This almanack was printed in Amherst, New Hampshire by Joseph Cushing in 1805 and covers a variety of topics ranging from New Hampshire roads and free masonry to literary institutions and amusements. However, a good portion the alamanack is dedicated to political, judicial, and monetary information for the United States and the state of New Hampshire. Did you know that one almanack cost 25 cents or a dozen could be purchased for only two dollars?