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In 1752, Great Britain and the American colonies switched from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar, which we use today in a slightly updated form.
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Daily Archives: November 26, 1757
1757 November 26 (Saturday). Thomas does not come from Brookfield. We are Straitened for Wood till about Sunsetting when Mr. Warrin himself came with a Load. N.B. Mr. Pitts of Bellingham Founder, dined with us.