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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 28, 1726
1726 June 28 (Tuesday). This Morning we had many refreshing Showers, which I look upon as a great Mercy notwithstanding I had near two Load of Hay Expos’d in it. Hannah Paddison came to live with us.