Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

11.5.1673 (Sunday 11 May 1673)

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May. 11. weather dry and cold, little grass: a very hard spring to the farmer(.) god good to me in my health. I walked twice to Markshall and returned once the same day, report the Dutch fleet on our coast, and we unready. god fit me for my work. things hard in my family(,) I desire to submit and to improve all to spiritual advantage.