Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

3.2.1667 (Sunday 3 February 1667)

document 70015425

30. fast. received a letter from John and all well in it. the boy kindly sent tokens to us all

Feb. 3. God good in manifold mercies, the weather close, my heart very much troubled in my hard usage from all mine in these necessitous times, lord our portion calls for thanks, and I will give it thee, and you will favour me and revive me from under all these public sorrows, god good in the word. lord I am and will be with thee owing thy things, and you shall own me and mine