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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: December 11, 1773
1773 December 11 (Saturday). Reckoned with John. There remains half a Day due to me. P.M. my wife and I attend the Funeral of Mrs. Maynard. The Obstruction abovesaid removed. D.G.