Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.6.1659 (Sunday 12 June 1659)

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June 12. The smallpox came out on Tom , the lord be merciful to him, and spare him for his name sake, god good to me in quieting and supporting my heart on himself. when I view the worst of things, oh hold up my heart in believing for that is my help, oh let me live by faith in this my day