Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

23.12.1650, 24.12.1650 (Wednesday 23 December 1650)

document 70005395

23. Mrs Barrham went from us towards Ireland, this day sealed a lease of Pickstones to the widow overall for 22li. per annum the first lease I sealed off the school lands. 24. paid Mr Harlakenden my fine for Mrs Maries land viz. 12li(.) The times are hard it is a great mercy that in these declining days I am able to pay any of my debts.