Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

8.8.1673 (Friday 8 August 1673)

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8. This morning a man brought me a rope. it was the first harvest day for me in town, I looked on it as a good sign, I prayed god would open the hearts of my people to deal well with me. I agreed with one that I was jealous of as being no public ordinance man.