Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

15.1.1649 (Monday 15 January 1649)

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[Smalcius P: 29:] 15: I began to read Smalcius the Socinian, against the incarnation of Christ, in latin it contains 29 pages in a large quarto. heard of the death of young Mr Rogers of Taine: lord its thy goodness my wife is not a widow, and my children fatherless: Oh spare me if it be thy pleasure to do the service in these evil days, and keep me from the evil of them for in thee do I put my trust: I lent to Mr Lagden at his need 8li. unasked, neither he nor she had dealt very neighbourly with us, but I bless god I can do good against evil

Mrs Church and her daughter gave us a free gift.