Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

7.1.1677 (Sunday 7 January 1677)

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Jan. 7. warm and windy, ponds filling, ice almost melt. in all these changes the hearts and vices of men the same. oh lord new hearts for new years. I was very ill die. 6. and at night. lord be my portion. heard of the illness of Mr W. Eldreds eyes, lord in mercy sanctify all providences to us.