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1840 What I've Never Seen ~

Hello, avid readers of past wisdom and predictions 1840's style ~ August from the 1840 Illinois Farmer's Almanac compliments of

"What I've never seen ~ I've never seen a person happy, unless it was one who endeavored to promote the happiness of others."


Click image to see a PDF you can zoom as large as you desire.

Notice in the first line in the right column: America discovered 1498 ~

"Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a good provision for old age."


More pages will be published each week until the entire almanac is published.

Thanks to for making historical data available to the public and to Knox College for contributing the almanac.

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