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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: November 22, 1766
1766 November 22 (Saturday). Am exceedingly broken in my preparations by reason of the many Avocations and Interruptions Yesterday. Am forced to apply my Self very closely to day. Caleb is trashing Wheat. Neighbour Nurse’s Family continue much afflicted.