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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 3, 1754
1754 June 3 (Monday). Mr. Nurse’s Piggs (being unyolked), root up great part of my Field by the Barn to our great Grief.