Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

19.10.1644 (Saturday 19 October 1644)

document 70000300

19: This day 3 of my townsmen made an entrance in gathering the town contribution it ought to be at the least 5li. every quarter, and yet I shall not make much above 70li. per annum. we resolved to try what the Parliament would do for us, for the augmentation of our small living.