Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

4.9.1653 (Sunday 4 September 1653)

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4: This week past, god was good to me and mine in divers mercies for soul and body, my family in indifferent health, the latter part of harvest very uncertain, the lord was very good to me in my particular, when very many were under eminent afflictions and many died suddenly, oh that I had a heart to do accordingly: god was good to me in the work of the Sabbath for which I desire to bless his name,