Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

4.4.1645 (Friday 4 April 1645)

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4: my wife was now even confident she was breeding, and supposed it a daughter, the Lord give us thankful contented spirits, the times, our neglected condition in the town, and the ruinous coldness of our house, and the time of year in the depth of winter are some discouragements, but gods mercy is above all this.