Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

8.9.1646 (Tuesday 8 September 1646)

document 70001880

8: Rode to Wormingford, god good in going and returning; the sad change of that place and family, they were breaking up of all, the man died full of strong comfort, and peace. sent by Mr Toby Cressener letters to both my Uncles the executors of my grandfathers will to acquaint them with my claim and intend to stand by my title unto the lands: bought some of Mr Turners little paper with money Mrs M. Church gave me, whom god stirs up to be a faithful loving and constant friend to us: the plague very much in London, and sicknesses in the country, oh how great is your goodness oh Lord to me, that the lives of myself and my family should be bound up, and precious in thy sight