Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

5.12.1652 (Tuesday 5 December 1652)

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Dec. 5: God good to me and mine with comfort in our relations and lives blessed be his name, the good lord continue it, the good lord rejoice over me in his love for good, the weather very warm and dry, waters in most ponds lower than any time this year, the lord was good to me in strengthening me with health notwithstanding my great cold. good in the work of the Sabbath for which I bless his name, heard of a fight in the Downes with the Dutch.