Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.11.1655 (Thursday 1 November 1655)

document 70008935

No: 1: my good friend Major Haynes , and Mrs H. with us, a sad messenger followed him with the news of the death of his only child, he was afraid of his wife who was big, we broke the matter to her by degrees, and god was good to us therein, she took it with very much quietness, and submission of spirit,