Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.8.1682 (Sunday 13 August 1682)

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Aug. 13. A good harvest week. god helped me in it. got all my hay on cocks, many loads in(,) got in all my hard corn. and tithe. most of my oats down, and nearly 5 acres in. blessed be god(.) the popish party seem to overdrive and flag. yet public peace. lord give me a public heart to do for thy glorious name, in my place. it dews but god will help me. god in his word was good to me, oh that my heart were more drawn out to him