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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 19, 1774
1774 December 19 (Monday). Went to Mr. Samuel Allens. Dined at Capt. Maynards and called to see Mrs. Kelly at Beetons. Return home in safety — Thanks to God.