Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

16.5.1648 (Tuesday 16 May 1648)

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16: met in a day of humiliation at Goodman Mathewes , to lament our divisions, and to seek god to unite us in one, as to seek him for the kingdom, the lord in mercy was good to us in the same, we entered into a mutual engagement men and women present to hold communion together, and not to break society or suffer ourselves to be rent from one another without giving account to one another, at night we heard the good news that Bury mutiny was appeased. the lords name be praised for the same, he go on to accomplish the deliverance of the nation, and establish us.