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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 21, 1777
1777 June 21 (Saturday). Wrote to Mr. Quincy by Mr. James Wilder. Master Crosby and his sister came from Cambridge and drank Tea here. N.B. Mr. Fitch and wife and daughter dined here in their Way to Connecticut.