Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

2.1.1657 (Friday 2 January 1657)

document 70009880

Jan: 2. saw the Justice , I did all my business comfortably with him. I advised him in the offer of a wife, but could not do anything therein whereupon I returned answer as directed - 3. Rob: Abbot and his wife went from us, god good to him in his business, the brother Henry paid him his money, they seemed much affected with and sensible of our love to them, in the evening and night before one Rogers wife delivered of a girl, and two boys alive, very lusty children, oh lord show compassion to her in soul and body.