Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

27.4.1658 (Tuesday 27 April 1658)

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27. alarmed as if Goodman Mathew were dying suddenly. I hastened and found it a fainting fit, he was troubled his estate was not disposed so that his wife should enjoy it, but that we did the next day to his content he was very cheerful, I judge it is an ague. god make us rise so to settled our hopes in god that death may not hurt us. Mrs Pullein in town in a vapouring way, lord keep my heart low and humble