Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.2.1660, 7.2.1660 (Monday 6 February 1660)

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6: On Monday I rode to Dedham, where I found my best of friends Mrs H. very well, and somewhat cheerful, glad of the news I carried her from her father in giving her the 100li. and abating her. 15li. in the interest, 7. I preached at Dedham, and returned safe die 8. gods mercy great to me in all this journey, lord affect my heart with thy care and tenderness over me and let goodness lead me to repentance, the season opening the frost almost gone, dry, the paths pave.