Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.5.1656 (Monday 26 May 1656)

document 70009320

26. rode to Rottenden, viewed the desolate condition of my uncle Simons children, god has provided for me, when I had nothing, they miscarry with abundance, I observed Fambridge creek. 28: my heart in a very vile frame as it has been commonly, lord pardon and heal, my business of Sams , looks very untowardly the lord in mercy think on me vile wretch therein,