Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.10.1665 (Sunday 1 October 1665)

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Oct: 1. A good seed time, blessed by god, deaths at Colnehill, and hazards at Coln, and yet preserved god inherit our praise the smallpox with Coln at potters . a great abatement of the plague at London: 5533. total. 6460. and so at Colchester. 59. abated there dying 126. or thereabouts. god good to me in his word and worship, oh let us live out thy truths.