Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

5.9.1647 (Sunday 5 September 1647)

document 70002735

September: 5: This week I was somewhat troubled with a pose, but though rheums and pose haunt me I praise god, they do not cast me down, my dear wife ill of this child the lord in mercy sanctify his dealing, and give her strength, and cheerfulness of spirit and a happy deliverance, gathered for a poor man of Felsted; I enjoyed much mercy to god be praise in the health of my family, the times sickly. old Mr Tho: Harlakenden taken suddenly ill with the numb palsy, all on one side, the lord was good to me in the Sabbath and the duties thereof, my heart is not lifted up in the ways of the lord as becomes me,