Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

3.4.1676, 10.4.1676 (Monday 3 April 1676)

document 70018225

3. At night a child was left in my barn. gods providence I hope will find us out the mother that left it. on the 10th following the father came and fetched it away, my wife hastening it hence. our townsmen seemed angry(,) as minding to punish the father