Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.12.1652 (Tuesday 26 December 1652)

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Dec: 26: This week god good to me and all mine in our outward mercies, I made a gathering for the Indians. I gave 5li. and my family. gathered in money more. 4li.8s.6d. and there was underwritten, more 32li. the lord accept what I have endeavoured to do for him in it both by word and example, and the lord in his christ pardon all unto me. this week two of our brethren are departed from us to the Lord, the Lord in much mercy look on us to make up our losses, the good lord more and more empower me against every evil and enlarge my heart in his service.