Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

15.8.1675, 21.8.1675 (Sunday 15 August 1675)

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Aug. 15. A very wet day, corn laid(,) the threatening was great. all against us. but the mercy and faithfulness of god in his promise, which I heartily public pleaded. and god gave a wonderful good season(.) I inned my corn well and some tithe. before it rained. 20. at night. the. 21. 22. fair. for which I intend to praise god and for his mercies to this place. in the smallpox whereof only a woman by neglect and her child died.