Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

25.5.1649 (Friday 25 May 1649)

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25: the day before god sent us a very pleasant rain, for which his good name be praised, the lord sent it in the very season, this day I paid for beef about 4d.ob. quarter a pound, and 6d. the pound for mutton, but beef was commonly 5d. the pound; 9s. and 10s. the score, the best in the markets,