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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 4, 1774
1774 December 4 (Sunday). Preached a.m. on Joh. V.40. Which may God succeed! Master Jenison, and Maynard (of Framingham, an undergraduate), School-Master at Warrin-school House, dined here. P.M. on Occasion of Lt. Bruce’s Death, I delivered an Exercise collected from … Continue reading