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Lee Proud has posted 2 annotations/comments since 8 February 2019.

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About Wednesday 7 February 1665/66

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Once again, Samuel mentions the plague. This dreadful situation is a constant on the mind of people still alive. Wondering if and when it may return? We have no idea what they went through and can only have an inkling of what it was like.

About Wednesday 7 February 1665/66

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The basalm could have contained a variety of different properties. Some even had a lard base. No laudanum in the seventeenth century for the pain though.