Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.8.1664 (Monday 1 August 1664)

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Aug: 1: 2. In the midst of divers showers that fell in other very near places within 40. 80. rod. and some drops in my fields. I got in my mislain. Dr Colier gave us a visit from London. this. 3. a very promising day; yet great showers go about. so it was. 4. and 5th. days. the 6. I scare saw a shower. yet through mercy it was to us, an indifferent harvest week.