Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

10.3.1654 (Friday 10 March 1654)

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10: sent my poor sister Ann . 10s. promised to help them in their lecture at Haverill, although the journey be very long, the lord make me useful in my generation, and it shall be well. rumoured that peace was with Holland, and France included, and that we were breaking with Spain, who had cosined us of much prize gold, challenging as his, when it was not.