Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.12.1657 (Tuesday 13 December 1657)

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December 13. God was good to us in outward mercies, only my dear wife ill with toothache she draws near her time. the lord keep her therein, heard of the sad providence of god to Mr Cressener his wives brother Col: White being cast away at sea, she fell in travail miscarried and is very ill, the lord show mercy to them(,) this renders gods providence more sweet to me, the word was comfortable to me this day,