Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

7.9.1653 (Wednesday 7 September 1653)

document 70007530

7. This day it rained so much that the meadows were overflown, the first flood in our river since. Feb: 1651. not one in: 19. months or thereabouts until now, perhaps god will give an ill seed time for the next year's crop to punish our tithers etc.,