Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

4.3.1660 (Sunday 4 March 1660)

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March. 4: a calm cheerful day, my family small only my little ones with me the good lord season and instruct mine betimes, and frame their hearts unto thee. I pressed family instruction on all to practice and submit too, lord let thy word take place in the midst of us, lord make my business easy to me, and prosper it for christs sake I most humbly entreat thee.