Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

11.10.1648 (Wednesday 11 October 1648)

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11: visited Mrs Cressener , a good woman, she is ill, a woman of much self judging and fears concerning her condition Lord clear up thy love to her: I find through mercy god putting a stop to my vanities. the lord cause his grace to prevail in me, that I may hate every evil imagination, and through thy grave, get dominion over the same;

the day before Mrs Cressener went up to London to dwell there with her husband, the lord thins our town of christian people much, the lord in mercy make up our losses herein, the 10 day Mr H. brought home Mrs H from Stortford, after nearly half a years absence, the lord make our souls prosper.