Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.8.1653 (Saturday 13 August 1653)

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13: This week continued a most curious harvest week throughout, at night musing on the afflictions on the ministry and church of god, I dreamed that one sent me a bushel of wheat, and in the mouth of the sack was a bundle of money, which I conceived was 10s. it proved 13. at first telling, thinking I was mistaken I told it over again and still it increased more half crowns and more 1s. so that I could not reckon it, but thinking it was not so much I told it again, and yet it proved more: awaking I thought presently of gods providing for us unexpectedly and by way of wonder. and that his should not want though the young lions famish.