Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

5.3.1650 (Tuesday 5 March 1650)

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5: one with me about the school, another rode about it towards Halsted, I trust gods providence has laid it out for me, my navel well through mercy to sight as if never ill my son Tho: escaped a great danger from a great mastiff bitch, who ran mad, and snapped at him, and a little grated his flesh, his stocking being down(.) I was this day at Colchester, Mr Haukesbye and I could not go through with the bargain for his lands: