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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 5, 1774
1774 December 5 (Monday). Attended the Funeral of Lieut. Bruce. His Widow is bowed down with Infirmitys, being 7 years older than her late Husband