Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

15.8.1658 (Sunday 15 August 1658)

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Aug: 15. God good to us in the health of my family, men of opinion that corn will be cheap notwithstanding the fear otherwise from the mildew, which if it be but in some places will not raise the price, many great persons said to be sick, nothing can exempt from death, oh that I might not draw back from constant duty, and service, god good to me in the word and day, but my heart careless in providing for it. my eye very well again the lord have the praise of it, and let me use it to thy glory I pray.