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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 27, 1726
1726 June 27 (Monday). This Day, for want of all other Help than my little Boy, I rak’d and turn’d my Hay till just before Night. Neighbor Clark sent his Son to assist in making it up.