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Calendar for 1875.........

The International Rifle-match ........... 18 Calendar for January.....

2 Philadelphia Chronology for the Years Astronomical Information, etc.......... 1873-74........... 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27 Theatres, Circuses and Music-Halls Calendar for October...........

established in Philadelphia, 1749- European Armies...... 1875..............

-3, 5 Calendar for November.. Calendar for February

4 Post-offices in Philadelphia.............. Fixed and Movable Feasts, Fasts, Calendar for December......

24 etc., 1875..........

4 Churches and Religious Services in Eclipses in 1875...

4 Philadelphia........................... 28–38 Calendar for March...

6 | Bishops, etc., of the Various Chris. Planets.

6 tian Denominations in the United Reviving Drowned Persons....... 7

States....

.38, 40 The Productive Industry of Pennsyl- Events, American, 1874....

41 vania, New Jersey and Delaware- Philadelphia Necrology, 1873-74...... 42 Census of 1870.........

7 American Necrology, 1873-74......... 43 Calendar for April......... 8 Rates of Postage........

44 Hebrew Calendar for 1875............... 8 Postage to Foreign Countries........... 44 Signs and Abbreviations used by Phy- United States Government......... 45

sicians in Prescriptions, Medical Supreme Court of the United States... 45

Books and Journals............ 9 Court of Commissioners of the AlaMarriages, Births and Deaths in Phil. bama Claims..........

45 adelphia, 1873...........

9 Government of Pennsylvania, 1875... 46 Deaths in Cities, 1873...

9 Supreme Court of Pennsylvania........ 46 Calendar for May.......

10 Pennsylvania Legislature, 1875–76..46, 47 The Ephemeris ........

10 Philadelphia City Government......47-50 Industries of the Country, 1870......... 11 United States Officers in Philadelphia 50 Calendar for June.........

12 Foreign Consuls at Philadelphia....... 51 Summer Ileat.....

12 United States Centennial Commission. 51 Members of Congress from Philadel- Area of the City of Philadelphia...... 51

phia, I774-1975... .13, 15, 17 State Governments in 1875.............. 52 Calendar for July....

14 The Governments of the World, NoPopulation of France....

14 vember, 1874................ :53, 54 Large Steamers...... 14 British Possessions in America......

54 Calendar for August......

16 | French Possessions in America 54 The National Museum... 16 Useful Hints.....

55 Calendar for September.. 18 Gleanings...

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The seventh annual issue of the PUBLIC LEDGER ALMANAC is herewith presented to the subscribers to the Ledger as an every-day companion for the year 1876.

Twelve additional pages have been added to this year's Almanac, which will embrace a guide to Philadelphia, for the use of those citizens who during the Centennial

year

will be called upon to entertain strangers in the city.

It is furnished free of cost; and in order that every subscriber to the paper may receive the wo. an edition of one hundred and ten thousand copies of the Almanac has been printed. It is not published for sale, and none are to be sold.

The Ledger Almanac has become a home book of reference and a treasury of useful information on local and general subjects and events

GEORGE W. CHILDS.

WESTCOTT & THOMSON, Stercorypers and Electrolysers, Philada.

COLLINS, PRINTER,

Philada,

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FOR 1876. 1876.s. M. T. w. T. F.s. | 1876, s. M. T. w. T. F. s. Jan

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3031

30 31 Feb. 1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

27 28 29 30 31 Mar.

1 2 51 6 1 S 91011 345 6 189 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 26 27 28 29 30 31

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Oct.

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29 30 31 123 4 5 6 | Nov.

1 2 3 4 기 8 9 10 1111213

5 6 7 8 9 10 11 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 28 29 30 31

26 27 28 29 30 June 12 3 | Dec

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3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30

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April

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May

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