Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.7.1666 (Sunday 1 July 1666)

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July: 1: God good to admiration in our towns preservation, when so sad in all other places, Cambridge. Oundle. Needham. Braintree. but above all at Colchester increasing to 180. London. 33. tot. 223. after much rain which threatens the crop. this day was cheerful god remember us in all for good. god good in the word my heart evil and treacherous. help Lord Jesus with thy spirit