Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

11.12.1646 (Sunday 11 December 1646)

document 70002135

11. Mr Wm Harlakenden made a speedy and safe return from London, our high sheriff, likely to be of that being another passed by both Houses, I received my two books from him, I am glad he is so near an end of his troubles, and care in that office; the goldsmith of Chelmsford killed and robbed upon the road, as he returned from Braintree market by three troopers its gods mercy and goodness that preserves me, my house, and that I enjoy in safety