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9. Heard of Joan Richmonds death. Mrs H. servant who was sent from the priory by Mr Harlakenden , when the smallpox was coming out. a sad stroke. god in mercy sanctify all to me, and rid my heart of hardness and unmercifulness: accept my praise, my hearty thanks for thy preservation oh my god. let thy good spirit, lead me through in all thy paths, to thy glory I pray thee.
When I came to view outward things I find divers dear friends dead especially my dear and never to be forgotten Harlakenden , an estate of lands coming into my hands so that I may estimate my lands. viz.
|John Crows worth||21li. 8s. 0.|
|Toms and my close||5. 10. 0.|
|Sprigs Marsh||3. 0. 0.|
|Bollinhatch||7. 16. 0.|
|Tibbalds||47. 0. 0.|
|84. 14. 0.|
I am much in debt, but I have money enough owing to me to clear all my debts, and a 100li. in my purse this is the lords bounty, teach me to serve thee with a glad and thankful heart according to thy great goodness, I found this year I saved some money, and I hope have gained acquaintance with and experience of god.