Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

11.1.1663 (Sunday 11 January 1663)

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Jan. 11. A very cold wintery time. the smallpox in 5 families all taken from Hatch apprentice who died. all persons upward, lord be good to us in sparing our place, our poor sinful town. god good to me in the freedom of the Sabbath. Mr Calany committed to Newgate for preaching at the place where he had been minister.