Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

3.5.1657 (Sunday 3 May 1657)

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May. 3. The Lord good in another peaceable Sabbath, his mercies with me and family(,) his keeping grace in my heart, that I am not overrun with evil that sets on me, lord if I were to be perfect out of thee, I should be most imperfect, we had an occasion of charity in a poor mans loss by fire, in doing for him I desired to serve gods command of love and helpfulness to others in their wants(.) Justice Harlakenden with us, which is a heart refreshing unto me,