Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

6.3.1660 (Tuesday 6 March 1660)

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6: there is a worm in the tails of cows that faints them, and loosens their teeth, and makes them not eat well, the cure is to cut that worm in the tail in a soft place where it is, I did so to mine this day, and began to sow my peas in the orchard, the lord prosper my crop for mercy sake.