Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

3.7.1659 (Sunday 3 July 1659)

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July. 3. God good to me and mine in many outward mercies, my wife upwards from under a dangerous fainting distemper, my family preserved still in their healths, for which my soul blesses the lord, and desires the continuance of his goodness on my poor tabernacle. god continued sweet dews to refresh the earth, god good to me in his word, lord make me careful to advance thee in my family, for you have set me up on high, and maintains my lot.