Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

4.2.1666 (Sunday 4 February 1666)

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Feb: 4. This month, cold winds, first snow, purging the air, plague abates. 56. total. 227. a low bill. Colchester holds ill still. increasing to 43. god good to me in the word, my Jane ill of fits of the mother, oh lord let not thy favour and blessing in any kind be withdrawn from the tabernacle of thy servant.