Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

20.12.1651 (Monday 20 December 1651)

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20: released from going to Halsted, saw Manasseh Ben Israel, or the hope of Israel. lord my heart questions not the calling home the nation of the Jews you will hasten in its season, oh my god, oh thou god of the ends of the whole earth: hasten it Amen, saw the good news of taking off the private excise on beer, the several oppressions of men will spew them out in due time so that their places shall know them no more,