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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 9, 1742
1742 June 9 (Wednesday). I Spared Brother Hicks a Barrell of Cyder, but the Rain prevented his going home. He with the Help of Some Neibours rectifyed the Timber of my Barn, some of which had worked out of place.