Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

2.10.1681 (Sunday 2 October 1681)

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[Oct: 2.] [M]oist. it was with regret Mary rode to Lexden with the child. god preserve them. I neglect prayer and my heart contract. the word good with intimations I deal not well with Christ and suffering so many vain thoughts to lodge within me. lord help me. made an end of sowing dry. Oct: 8: Oct. 1. my daughter Elizabeth safely delivered of her first son: