Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

19.8.1666 (Sunday 19 August 1666)

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Aug: 19. Season wet, but I hope for good. winds cold and boisterous, our fleet we have off Holland coast, where they were very successful. plague much in our country London. 332. plag: 48: [Colch. 71.] lord direct me in my sons business. let there be mercy and truth in it for me. its dark but I can trust thee for you are mine.

[I] set myself to seek god in my household affairs that god would direct [a] right course for me and mine, and prosper us in our ways: my first way to [pu]t iniquity from my heart and tabernacle.