Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.2.1665 (Sunday 12 February 1665)

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Feb. 12. God good in outward mercies, the season warm, the times yet wonderfully hard, no trade by reason of the Dutch troubles. this frost was not very long viz from Wednesday. Dec. 21. to Feb. 9: eight weeks, but it was wonderfully sharp beyond what known for so long, in my memory, neither is it gone though it abates