Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

30.11.1650 (Saturday 30 November 1650)

document 70005330

30: This latter part of the month good and sensible weather, and this morning it was a very fine sharp morning, and snowy. This day Mrs Harlakenden showed me Mrs Bettee's water, I conceived it portended the stone, and she two or 3 days after, concluded that it was no other, heard of the death of young Robert Crowe (may be Robert Crowe) , the lord takes where he pleases, oh let mercy and goodness follow me all my days,