Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

18.6.1676 (Sunday 18 June 1676)

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June. 18. for many days past. weather very hot. my leg in that heat swelled on the shin about the calf. red fiery as if it would have come to a head. it abated over 24 hours, with a white bread poultice. it endangered a fever(,) god in mercy teach me to prosper by his dealings, troubles in the carelessness of my children. god in mercy sanctify them and make them his.