Thomas W. Waldron astronomical almanack, 1758 - 1777Manuscript MS-1278

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Thomas W. Waldron astronomical almanack, 1758 - 1777

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1278

Collection Dates:

1758 - 1777

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)


Thomas W. Waldron (1721-1785), Colonel of the New Hampshire militia and selectman in Dover, NH. The collection contains an astronomical almanac with notes by Waldron.

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Use & Access

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Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Thomas W. Waldron's astronomical almanac contains printed and handwritten observations about astronomy.


Thomas Westbrook Waldron was born on January 6, 1721, in Dover, New Hampshire. He was a captain in the 1745 expedition against the Fortress at Louisburg, Nova Scotia. He later became commissioner in Albany, New York. From 1753 to 1759, Waldron was a selectman for Old Dover, New Hampshire. In 1782, he became a royal councilor. Waldron died on April 3, 1785, in Dover, New Hampshire.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Diaries, 1758-1777

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Box: 1, Dates: 1758-1777

"An Astronomical Diary or Almanack"

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Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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