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Page 7 - There is lately a way found out for making clocks that go exact and keep equaller time than any now made without this regulator (examined and proved before his Highness the Lord Protector by such doctors whose knowledge and learning is without exception), and are not subject to alter by change of weather, as others are, and may be made to go a week, or a month, or a year, with once winding up...
Page 20 - Resolved, unanimously, That as printing types are now made to a considerable degree of perfection by an ingenius artist in Germantown, it is recommended to the printers to use such types in preference to any which may be hereafter imported.
Page 6 - WEIGHT (Edward) a Short Treatise of Dialling, shewing the making of all sorts of Sun-dials, sm.
Page 4 - HOROLOGICAL dialogues. In three parts. Shewing the nature, use, and right managing of clocks and watches : with an appendix containing Mr. Oughtred's method for calculating of numbers.
Page 6 - ... Of the first home of the Library, Zachariah Poulson wrote in 1806 : "Jones's Alley is now called Pewter-platter Alley, and the Building in which the Library was kept was afterwards occupied by David Hall as a Printing-office — it is back of the house in which Mr. Hornor had his Ironmongery Store.
Page 6 - Librarian was instructed that 'if any Person hath to be awakened Twice, he shall be requested to leave.
Page 3 - Old Business Cards of Philadelphia," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 53 (July 1929): 204. 22. Means, Early American Trade Cards, p. 42. On early illustrated newspaper advertisements, see Kenneth Scott, "Advertising Woodcuts in Colonial Newspapers," Antiques 67 (February 1955): IS2-S3.