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Why Don’t the Days Listed in the Diary Entries before Sept. 15, 1752 Correspond to the Days on the Calendar?
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: June 15, 1726
1726 June 15 (Wednesday). I read in Sir Matthew Hales Contemplations. Rebecca Paddison came to Live with us. Hale (1609-1676) was the famous English jurist. His Contemplations Moral and Divine (London, 1676) appeared in numerous subsequent editions.