Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

21.10.1645 (Tuesday 21 October 1645)

document 70001160

21: Rode to Chelmsford motioned by business with Mr Archer to Col. Cooke pressed him to nominate place and time to end the same, he answered he knew not that it was reserved to him. my horse was a stumbler yet I was in no danger by it I praise my good god Came safe to Chelmsford: we discoursed about our business: Mr Grimston so kind as to pay my ordinary being 2s.0d. I pressed Mr Sayer . to have a care in his activeness for the public good to show himself our friend and so to clear jealousies.