Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

17.8.1651 (Sunday 17 August 1651)

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Aug: 17. This week the Lord was good to me and mine in our outward peace, plenty, preservation health, the lord of his grace, and goodness, keeping my family, when as some are still afflicted, and Ant. Garrads visited this week. my navel oozed a little, and itched as it were, but was not sore, my god is very gracious and merciful to me therein, the lord good to me in my wife , who held up her head, and cheerful though far bigger than ever in my opinion; the lord was good to me in the duties of the Sabbath he in mercy accept and pardon me,