Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

31.8.1651 (Sunday 31 August 1651)

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Aug: 31: This week past the lord good to us in our health, all places and persons recovered from under the smallpox. I stand in as much need of thy mercy oh lord to keep me as ever, blessed be my god who has hitherto kept me and preserved me, the lord exercised me with a wonderful pose and sneezing, I hope he will order it for good to me, which he can easily do, and will, I do not question, the lord was good to me in the Sabbath in the duties and mercies thereof, for which I bless his most holy name,