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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 16, 1726
1726 June 16 (Thursday). N.B. We kill’d our Calf. The inability and negligence of Robert! An Exceeding Dry time.