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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: June 7, 1777
1777 June 7 (Saturday). Elias waits upon his Sisters in Mrs. Baldwins Chaise. They remain very infirm and tender. Mrs. B. has the Doctor at Eve. Miss Patty Fish here p.m.