Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

22.4.1650 (Monday 22 April 1650)

document 70004840

22: Mrs Mary very ill this day, many persuade themselves she will not outgrow this illness, thou will give her a condition that shall know no sorrow, nor infirmity(.) we made our rate this day, I took it kindly from the townsmen, who did not raise my rate upon the close, I hold in my own hands