Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.12.1647 (Tuesday 12 December 1647)

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December: 12: The lord was merciful to us in our health, and in providing for us in these scarce times, so that hitherto we have wanted no outward accommodations, the lord in mercy remember my dear wife , who lies under many sad fears by reason of her approaching travail, teach her to trust in you and do you command deliverance for her. the lord good and merciful in the Sabbath and in the duties thereof, he in mercy pardon me, and accept me for his name sake;