Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

23.7.1666 (Monday 23 July 1666)

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23. dismal tempest with rain, much hurt done by lightening, barns burnt creatures and men killed wounded. one Finchs a quakers barn burnt at Halsted at noon day. 24. - the guns roared. 26. said a fight began die. 25. god show us favour, good harvest days