Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.12.1651 (Wednesday 1 December 1651)

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December: 1: This day we killed a good hog, through mercy the price of things, and cattle abates very much, this afternoon, my little Scotch Hobby that I bought my son Tho. died(,) the first of such creatures that ever died from me, lord its mercy that it was not a greater and a nearer loss.