Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

17.8.1673 (Sunday 17 August 1673)

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Aug. 17. The week past a good harvest week. inned all my hard corn, and forwarded my hay(,) much got in(,) a good share of my tithes. rode to Perry . god show me favour in that affair. my man ill, which amazed me, but all praises to god who holds up his head. a good morning, praises to my god who plants my heart with hopes and faith in his goodness, I will love thee oh lord for you have dealt graciously with me, god good to me in his word the lord accept me and mine in Christ Jesus. news of a Dutch fight.