Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.9.1675 (Sunday 26 September 1675)

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Sept. 26. God good in his preservations. a neighbours cow die suddenly as soon as milked. lord I daily put all I have under thy care and blessing watch over me for in thee is my hope. esp. lord let my soul and the souls of mine live in thy sight(.) a good morning after a good rain, the lord good to me in his word, awakening me more against evil, lord make me a conqueror in thy strength(,) corruption will not let me. but oh my strong redeemer destroy it.

Heard Northampton was burnt down to the ground about 800 houses; sad fire but not so