Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.12.1663 (Tuesday 13 December 1663)

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Dec. 13. God good to me and mine in many outward mercies, the lord accept me and mine and delight in me to do me good. offered up in faith my little Rebekah to the lord in baptism. god in mercy bring it under the bond of the everlasting covenant. the lord good to me in his word, good in my friends society, with whom I returned most hearty thanks to god for his goodness to me. and mine, and begged his presence and blessing with us to the end, and to see the god of Jerusalem, my friends here together(,) we had a cheerful banquet and away.