Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.12.1659 (Wednesday 12 December 1659)

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12. Rode towards London, about business of great import for Mrs Harlakenden wherein god prospered me, [15. being Thursday] I bound also Tom to Mr Tooky his time expires if god lengthen his life, and he does well June. 24. 1667, the day the new Parliament was proclaimed. oh lord give him grace, wisdom, and make him industrious the city very full of tumults, the weather frosty, ways glancy, yet god brought me safe for which I return him thanks, I was welcomed to my friends and my love greatly accepted which increased my joy: die. 17.