Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

25.1.1654 (Wednesday 25 January 1654)

document 70007740

38: year: now enters. Jan. 25. 1653

sensible this was a new year to me, and a year of strange transactions at home and preparations for the like abroad, the lord keep me, in soul and body without spot and without blemish, for in thy grace and strength is my strength and tower, oh let me not be ashamed for in thee I put my trust.