Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

5.11.1665 (Sunday 5 November 1665)

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Nov: 5: God good in his manifold mercies our preservation to this present, abated at London again above 408 burials. 1388. 1031 of the plague, yet at Colchester it increased above 20 new houses infected, buried there about 147. oh lord remove thy hand for thy name sake. - god good to me in my liberty in the word, my soul sensible of its evil, and yet god heard prayers(.) Mr Eldreds little daughter very ill for whom we prayed, few leaves left on the trees, except those withered on the oaks.