Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

11.8.1655 (Saturday 11 August 1655)

document 70008750

11: Goodwife Abbott rode to Colchester in a wagon, her husbands friends not sending her home on horseback, nor lending her a horse, it was a stormy day, more thunder than I have heard in this or former summer, followed with very much rain and violent.