Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

2.9.1650 (Monday 2 September 1650)

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2 rode to Colchester at their feast and banquets, when I returned home I found the smallpox at Goodman Abbotts and Burtons , the Lord stayed my heart on him to preserve me though 100ds and 1000ds fell on each hand.