Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

25.9.1648 (Monday 25 September 1648)

document 70003590

25. met in a day of humiliation at Goodman Johnsons , who is going from us, as also Mrs Cressener to London, thus Colne if thinned of good peopled: all these things are specially against me, oh lord bless them, and sanctify this rod unto us, and direct my heart what to do in going or staying in Colne, loath I am to remove if it were but your good pleasure to stir up their hearts to afford a subsistence.