Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

27.9.1672 (Friday 27 September 1672)

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27. My little Beck fired a bed mat with a candle. my wife ran up into chamber and quenched it. the circumstance rendered it a marvellous mercy of god, my soul praises him. my care for my child, who got aside. as a father so god pities his.