Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.1.1658 (Tuesday 26 January 1658)

document 70010810


Jan: 26. 1657. my 42. year enters

26: Sensible this day ended my 41 year and begun my 42. the eye of the lord be on me for good through the same, I was invited to dinner, and 3 persons paid me in monies a comfort to my outward estate. school rents, own estate, and as minister, I had the comfort of my loving friends Mr and Mrs H. the younger, by whom I heard of Capt. Garrads proud carriage, its hard to be humble in advancement.