1870 Walton’s Vermont Register and Farmers' Almanac + map

$50.00 CAD

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Nice early Vermont almanac with  zodiac, daily sunrise/sunsets, towns of the state and their local government, stamp duties, post office regulations, etc..

Inside front cover fold-out map of Vermont “Map of the State of Vermont Eng. In relief by E.R. Jewett & Co. Buffalo N.Y. 1859’.

           No. LIII
           For 1870

Full of advertising: on front cover for Byam, Calrton & Co. Friction Matches, Burlington Steamboat Co., Appleton's Journal, Woolen Rags, Tin Ware, Black Writing Ink, New England Nursery, etc...

Some diary pages have a few pencil notes.

172 pages + covers

Stains & toning on covers, small bits of paper missing on cover corners. Spine scuffed & missing bit of paper.

Map: 11" x 7"

5 ¾ “ x 3 ¾” x ¼”

Eliakim Persons Walton (1812 –1890) was an American journalist, editor and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative from Vermont.

He was involved in journalism and was the editor of "Walton's Vermont Register". He lived in Essex, New York from 1826 until 1827, and edited and printed his first newspaper in Essex, titled "The Essex County Republican". Walton was the organizer and first president of the Editors and Publishers' Association, holding the office of president for more than twenty years. After the retirement of his father, Eliakim Parker Walton, in 1853, he was sole proprietor of the "Vermont Watchman" until 1868.