Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

21.8.1650 (Wednesday 21 August 1650)

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21: heard reports of great success in Scotland, my gums this day did swell very suddenly, and at night were very sore on the right side. [face swelled] 22. my cheek on the right side swelled much and was very sore and painful, it went upwards out of my gum. shall I receive good at gods hand and not evil. it is my part to receive all at gods hand humbly, and thankfully.