Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

23.10.1649 (Tuesday 23 October 1649)

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23. rode to Haverhill, the season very contented, and corn good on the ground, send us a year of plenty if it be thy holy will oh god, found my sister in a poor but in a good condition, god provides for her, I left her 3li. to trade with as my stock, and 20s. to buy her wood, and 4s. I gave her children, it was almost all the bounty of some friends, who I acquainted with her condition, god opened their bowels to her and it shall I trust be repaid them from god, it was a comfortable refreshing to her, and hers