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CALCULATED ON A NEW AND IMPROVED PLAN, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD
Being first after BISSEXTILE or LEAP YEAR, and (until July 4) 105th of American Independence.
FITTED FOR BOSTON, BUT WILL ANSWER FOR ALL THE NEW ENGLAND STATES. Containing, besides the large number of Astronomical Calculations and the Farmer's Calendar for every month in the year, a variety of
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BY ROBERT B. THOMAS.
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TO PATRONS AND CORRESPONDENTS.
ONCE more, dear friends, we come before you with our little annual, now grown venerable with age, and wish you all a happy New Year, - happy with successful work; happy without work it will hardly be in this world. Well, let us all take hold, and see what we can do. Who knows? Perhaps we may bring something good to pass this year. What do you say?
The tables of courts, post-office regulations, tide-tables, &c., will be found in their usual places. Our friends will confer a favor by informing us of any errors or changes. We tender our thanks to various correspondents for their letters and suggestions. In the hope of continuing to deserve and receive your favor, we close in the words of the founder of
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ECLIPSES FOR 1881.
There will be four Eclipses this year, two of the SUN and two of the MOON, and a transit of Mercury over the Sun's disk.
I. A PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN, May 27, invisible in New England, visible in the northern part of North America and Northern Asia.
II. A TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON, June 12, visible as follows: Boston time, eclipse begins oh. 26m. A. M. Total eclipse begins 1h. 29m. A. M. Middle of eclipse 2h. 10m. A.M. Total eclipse ends 2h. 51m. A.M. Eclipse ends 3h. 52m. A. M. III. AN ANNULAR ECLIPSE OF THE SUN, Nov. 21, invisible in the United States, visible in the Southern Ocean,
IV. A PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON, Dec. 5, invisible in New England, visible in the Pacific Ocean.
V. A TRANSIT OF MERCURY over the Sun's disk, Nov. 7, invisible in New England, visible in the Pacific Ocean.
CHRONOLOGICAL CYCLES FOR 1881.
Q rises 5 4 20
Lunar Cycle or
d. h. m.
Venus sets 4 8 9 P. M.
Rogation Sunday, May 22
Advent Sunday, Nov. 27
Venus will be Evening Star till May 2, then Morning Star the rest of the year. Mars will be Morning Star till Dec. 26, then Evening Star the rest of the year. Jupiter will be Evening Star till April 21, Morning Star till Nov. 12, then Evening Star the rest of the year.
Saturn will be Evening Star till April 21, Morning Star till Oct. 31, then Evening Star the rest of the year.
The most favorable times for seeing Mercury in 1881, will be about Feb. 22, June 19, and Oct. 15, in the East, before sunrise; and April 7, Aug. 5, and Nov. 23, in the West, after sunset. NAMES AND CHARACTERS OF THE PRINCIPAL PLANETS. The Sun. The Earth. H Uranus.
NAMES AND CHARACTERS OF THE ASPECTS. 6 Conjunction, or in the same degree. 8 Opposition, or 180 degrees.
Sextile, 60 degrees.
Quartile, 90 degrees.
A Trine, 120 degrees.
Dragon's Head, or Ascending Node.
NAMES AND CHARACTERS OF THE SIGNS OF THE ZODIAC. 1, P Aries, head.
COLLEGES, PROFESSIONAL, AND NORMAL SCHOOLS IN NEW ENG. (Corrected Sept. 1880.)
BATES, LEWISTON, ME. - 3 tms. Beg. 6w. fm Tu. bef. Thank., 1st Tu. Apr., 3d Tue. Au. Com., Th. aft. last We. June,
BOWDOIN, BRUNSWICK, ME. - Com., 2d Thurs. July. Vac., 11 w. from Com.; 2 w. at Christmas; 1 w. in spring.
COLBY UNIVER., WATERVILLE, ME.— Com., 4th We. June; vac. 10 w. fm Com., 1 w. fm last Wed. Nov. 6, w. fm last W. Jan.
MAINE WESLEYAN SEM. AND FEMALE COLL., KENT'S HILL, ME. — Three terms 13 w. each. Beg. 3d Mon. Aug.; 1st Mon. Dec; 2d Mon. March.
DARTMOUTH, AT HANOVER, N. H.Com. last Th. June; vac. 9 weeks after.
N. H. CONF. SEMINARY AND FEMALE COLLEGE, TILTON, N. H.-Terms beg. Mar. 16, Aug. 24, and Nov. 30.
MIDDLEBURY, MIDDLEBURY, Tms. beg. Sep. 16, '80, Jan. 13, Ap. 14, '81. NORWICH UNIVERSITY, NORTHFIELD, VT. 3 terms. Begin Sept. 2, '80, Dec. 30, '80, April 7, 1881. Com. June 30.
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, AND STATE AGRICULT. College, at BURLINGTON. Com., last Wed. June. Vac. from Com. 10 w.; from Wed. before Christmas 2 w., and 2 w. from close of spring term.
VERMONT METH. SEMINARY AND FEMALE COLLEGE, MONTPELIER, VT.— 3 tms, beg. Mar. 24, Aug. 26, and Dec. 9. AMHERST, AMHERST, MASS.-3 tms. Begin Jan. 6, Apr. 14, and Sept. 8.
BOSTON COLLEGE, BOSTON, MASS.Two tms. Beg. 1st Mon. Sep. and Feb. BOSTON UNIVERSITY, BOSTON, MASS. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS.-3 tms, ist beg. Sept. 15, '81; 2d beg. Jan. 3, '82; 3d beg. Mar. 23, 82. COLLEGE OF MUSIC, -2 tms, 20 w. each; 1st begins Sept. 9, '81; 2d beg. Jan. 31, '82.
SCHOOL OF ALL SCIENCES. Post grad. dep't. Tms same as in Coll. of Lib. Arts. COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS, WORCESTER, MASS.-Year begins 1st Wed. Sept., cuds last Thurs. June.
YALE, NEW HAVEN, CONN.- Com. Th. aft. last Wed. June. Vac., 11 w. fm Com. 1st tm. 14 w., vac. 3 w. ; 2d term till Com. with recess at Easter.
SCHOOL OF THE FINE ARTS, (YALE COLL.) - Beg. Oct. 1, and ends May 31. Theological Schools.
THEO. SEM., BANGOR, ME. (Or. Cong.) -Anniversary 1st Wed. June; vac. 15 w. from anniv. Exam. for entrance Sept. 15.
THEOL. DEPARTMENT, BATES COLL., LEWISTON, ME. - Year same as College. VT. EPIS. INSTITUTE, BURLINGTON, VT. Acad. yr. 42 w. fm. 1st Wed. in Sept. THEO. SEM. (Ortho. Cong.), ANDOVER, MASS. Yr. b. Sep. 2, 80. An.Th. h. Jly. 4. BOSTON UNIVER. SCHOOL OF THEOL. (Method.). -Year beg. Sept. 17.
NEW CHURCH THEO. SCH., WALTHAM, MASS. (Swedenborg.).-Yr. beg Oct. 11. EPISCOPAL THEO. SCHOOL AT CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-Year beg. 4th Wed. in Sept.; ends 3d Wed. in June,
NEWTON THEO. INST., NEWTON CENTRE, MASS. (Bapt.)-Ann., 2d Wed. Jun. Vac. fm ann. to 2d Tu. Se., and 1 w. in Feb. DIVINITY SCHOOL OF HARVARD UNIV. -Year is same as that of Harvard Coll.
TUFTS COLLEGE DIV. SCHOOL, COLLEGE HILL, MASS. (Univ.) School year same as that of the College.
BERKELEY DIV. SCH (Epis.), MIDDLETOWN, Cr-Beg. Sept. 23; ends abt Je. 1.
DIV. SCH. of YALE COLL., NEW HAVEN, CONN. (Ortho. Cong.)-Year beg. 2d Thurs. Sept.; closes 3d Thurs. May.
THEO. INST. OF CONN., HARTFORD. (Ortho. Cong.)-Acad. yr fm 2d Th. Sept. to 2d Th. May.
MED. SCH. OF ME., BOWDOIN COLL., BRUNSWICK, ME.-Beg. Feb 10, lasts 16 w. PORTLAND SCH. FOR MED. INS.. PORTLAND, ME.-2 tms,beg.Oc. 6,'80, Jun. 9,'81.
MED. DEP. DART. COLL., HANOVER, N. H.-Lecture tm. beg. ist Wed. Aug.; cont. 14 w. Recitation tm. beg. 1st Wed. Dec.; cont. 30 w.
HARVARD, CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-Acad. yr. beg Th. after last Wed. Sep., ends at UNIV. OF VT. MED. DEP., BURLINGCom., last Wed. June; rec. 23 Dec. to Jan.TON, VT.- Beg. 1st Th. Mar., con. 16 w. 2, inc., and fr. Wed. bef. Fast to Tu. af., inc. MASS. COLL. OF PHARMACY, BOSTON, MASS.-Year begins Oct. 11, 180.
SMITH COLLEGE, NORTHAMPTON, MS. (For Women.)- Acad. year beg. 2d Th. Sept., ends 3d Wed. June. 3 terms.
TUFTS COLL., COLLEGE HILL, MASS. - A single tm of 39 w. Begins Sept. 16, 1880; Com. 3d Wed. June. Vac. 14 w.
WELLESLEY COLLEGE, WELLESLEY, MASS. (For Women.) Three terms. 1st term begins Sept. 9, 1880.
WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. Com., 1st Wed. July. Vac., 9w.af. Com.; 3 w. fm Tu. bef. Chr., 2 w. fm 2d Tu. Apr. BROWN, PROVIDENCE, R. I. Acad yr. beg. 3d Wed. Sept. Com. 3d Wed. June. TRINITY, HARTFORD, CONN. — 2 tms; Ist beg. mid. Sept.; 2d beg. early in Jan. Com. Thur. bef. July 4.
WESLEYAN UNIV., MIDDLETOWN, CT. Com., last Th. June. Va., 11 w. fm June 24; 2w. fm Dec. 22; and 2w. fm Mar. 29.
MED.SCH. OF HARV. UNIV., BOSTON.The year beg. Th. af. last Wed. in Sept.; ends last Wed. in June.
BOSTON UNIV. SCH. OF MED. (Homœopath.)--Open to both sexes. Beg.Oct. 6.
MED. INST. OF YALE COLLEGE, NEW HAVEN, CONN.- Winter trm. beg. Oct. 7, 180, closes Feb. 9, 1881; spring tm beg. Feb. 23, and closes June 30, 181.
DENTAL SCH., HARV. UNIV., BOSTON. - Begins and ends with college year.
BOSTON DENTAL COLLEGE, BOSTON. -2 tms.: beg. Nov. 1,'80, and Mar. 20, '81. Preliminary term Oct. 3, one month. N. E. FEMALE MEDICAL COLLEGE. United with Boston Univ. Sch. of Med. Law Schools.
LAW SCH. OF HARVARD UNIV., CAM BRIDGE, MASS.-Year same as College.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW. - Beg. 1st Wed. Oct., ends last Wd. May. LAW SCHOOL, NEW HAVEN, CONN. Yr. beg. Sept. 30, 80, ends June 29, '81.