Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1.1.1668 (Wednesday 1 January 1668)

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Jan: 1. I began this new year in my studies, god prosper them for the good of souls. one of my sons customers broke. another Cook drowned himself. lord prosper us, one Davy formerly of our town worth nearly 1000li. questioned on his childs death, starving it, lord how brutish is man: