Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

2.8.1651 (Saturday 2 August 1651)

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Aug: 2: Cast the water out of the pond on the green, and. 2: cast out the mud, this day Robert Crowe came home, he brought me word of the health of our friends and that next week, they intend to be with us. heard Aug: 1: that Sligo was taken by storm and 3000 put to the sword: on the affair of Scotland. I hear that divers suppose a week or two will put an end to that business. I say stay till December next and then judge.