A TABLE TO FIND EASTER-DAY, FROM THE PRESENT TIME TILL THE YEAR 1899, INCLUSIVE. T THIS Table contains so much of the Calendar as is necessary for the determining of Easter; to find which, look for the Golden Number of the year in the first column of the Table, against which stands the day of the Paschal Full Moon; then look in the third column for the Sunday Letter, next after the day of the Full Moon; and the day of the month standing against that Sunday Letter is Easter-Day. If the Full Moon happen upon a Sunday, then (according to the first rule) the next Sunday after is Easter-Day. To find the Golden Number, or Prime, add 1 to the year of our Lord, and then divide by 19; the remainder, if any, is the Golden Number; but if nothing remain, then 19 is the Golden Number. FOR THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS, BEING THE TIME OF TWO CYCLES OF THE MOON. Years of Golden The Sunday En:tet our Lord. Number. Epact. Letter. Day. A TABLE OF THE MOVEABLE FEASTS, ACCORDING TO THE SEVERAL DAYS THAT EASTER CAN POSSIBLY Epiphany will be the same as if Easter Day had fallen one day later than it Leap-Year, of after really does. And, for the same reason, one day must, in every Leap-Year, be FROM THE YEAR 1900 TO THE YEAR 2199, INCLUSIVE. Sunday HerGolden Numbers in the Letter. ABCDEFGABCDEFGABC point out the days of the Paschal Full Moons, till the year of our Lord 1900; at which time, in order that the Ecclesiastical Full Moons may fall nearly on the same days with the real Full Moons, the Golden Numbers must be removed to different days of the Calendar, as is done in the annexed Table, which contains so much of the Calendar then to be used, as is necessary for finding the Paschal Full Moons, and the Feast of Easter, from the year 1900, to the year 2199, inclusive. This Table is to be made use of, in all respects, as the first Table, before inserted, for finding Easter till the year 1899. FOR FINDING THE DOMINICAL OR SUNDAY LETTER, AND THE PLACES OF THE GOLDEN NUMBERS IN THE 2700 2100 2200 2500 2600 2000 2400 3700 3200 3600 4500 4600 4000 4400 mo find the Dominical or Sunday Letter for any given year of our 2800 Lord, add to the year its fourth part, omitting fractions, and also the number, which, in Table I., standeth at the top of the column wherein the number of hundreds contained in that given year is found; divide the sum by 7, and if there be no remainder, then A is the Sunday Letter; but if any number remain, then the Letter which standeth under that number at the top of the Table, is the Sunday Letter. 5700 5800 6100 6200 6500 6000 6400 |