Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

8.9.1660 (Saturday 8 September 1660)

document 70012650

8. began my well, water came freely at 6. foot. the old fathers rejoiced in a well of water, and so do I for my habitation, blessing god who gives springs on the uppermost hill, my yard being the pitch of the hill of our town, oh give me of the water of life freely. yes you will and that is my joy and life and my soul shall live and bless thee