Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

7.9.1679 (Sunday 7 September 1679)

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Sept: 7. a very wet time: Rebekah up in the house praised be god, a bullock likely to die. often the Sabbath morning afflictive; lord it was mercy this death fell not on wife or child. the lord good to me in my peace with him, although very afflictive on mine at home and Jane at Lexden, lord smile upon my tabernacle and soul for thy christs sake