Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.8.1649, 9.8.1649 (Monday 6 August 1649)

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6: my pose was finally gone next day, neither did my cold fall down into my chest as for mercy blessed be my god: I found my navel continued well. this week I went about to gather up some tithes, I find money scare; I was invited to my Cousin Josselins to a dinner die: 9, [9:] but we met at Goodman Mathewes ; christians make promises of better accord, god in mercy grant it, the lord hear our prayers for Ireland, and for a refreshing shower, Lord and give me grace to serve thee acceptably and evenly for thy Christs sake.