Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

2.3.1645 (Sunday 2 March 1645)

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March: 2: This week god was good to me and mine in outward and inward mercies, comforts of spirit, preservation from gross sins my wife aguish, but pretty cheerful, hot within very much but now using oranges, sugar and rose water cooled, the Lord be praised for his blessing therein, god good to me in the Sabbath, word preached ordinance of baptism, I desired my neighbours to be careful in their choice of Col: on Tuesday and not to neglect it. pray god bless us in that business./