Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

27.8.1665 (Sunday 27 August 1665)

document 70014860

Aug: 27. God good in our preservation, yet much endangered by Colchester. a lad of our parish coming then died in White Colne, feared of the infection, another among us of his company(,) lord preserve us. the weather sad, but this day cooling, died at London plague 4237. all. 5568. god in mercy stop infection. the increase was small in comparison of what feared. god good in the word, make it lord a soul blessing.