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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: September 23, 1737
1737 September 23 (Friday). John Clung so urgent for his money (bec. of his journey to Pennsylvania[)] that I was obliged to ride about to gather it, till I succeeded at Treasurer Newton’s. Walett: Should be McClung.