Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

10.9.1674 (Thursday 10 September 1674)

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[sowing:] 10. This day I began to sow my rye in Hobstevens . lord give a seed time according to thy covenant. and a blessing promised to him that is thy servant. made an end of sowing that field rye and wheat die. 18. on which day I received 11li.8s.9d. of Mr Cressener for tithes, the greatest sum I ever received at once. he paid grumblingly. yet lord bless him. and bless it to me thy unworthy servant.