Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

3.8.1656 (Sunday 3 August 1656)

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Aug: 3: The Lord good to me in many outward mercies, my wife was very ill, and more dejected and surprised with fears because of the same. but blessed be god in the use of means much better, than formerly, and I trust god will perfect his mercy to her, my Jane at home with me, I hope her education will be her good, lord lay in your grace through Christ into her heart, the season is very hot, and burning, lord in mercy water the earth, god was good to me in the word, it was most solemn the lord make it to abide in my and mens hearts