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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: July 31, 1772
1772 July 31 (Friday). The Morning was too rainy, but towards noon Mr. Gilmore left us. I have bought of him Mr. Joseph Fish of Stonington’s Examiners Examined. Price 15/ old Tenor.