9● [this is written vertically in the margin opposite this entry sw]  July 5th.  The Wind W. & by N. very calm, Sun – shiny hot and Sultry all this day: Yesterday I begun to mow my hay which is very thin and short: and my people are these days carrying home the turf . pd. the Parson iL. i2s. 5d. for Lactualls, Easter dues for the 2 last years & ye Sermon on Barnab . day [11 June sw] this year 

6th.  The Wind N.W. calm, cloudy & dark with a small mizling rain for the greatest part of this day.
7th.  The Wind variable from E. N. E. in the morning to N. W. in ye Evening for the most part cloudy & dark & rain [h sw]ard about sun rise, but all the rest of the day was dry & very sultry.
8th.  The Wind N. blowing fresh & raining early in the morning; but all the rest of the day was dry, but exceeding cold all day : paid is. [1/- sw] for 2 Bee hives ·
9th.  The Wind N. E. calm, generally Sun shiny, but warm & pleasant all this day: The Curate Priest preached on Psalm 37th. verse 22d. 
i0th.  The Wind S. W. calm, cloudy and dark with a dirty mizling rain almost all day: pd. 4d. 2/1 for ale at LLanfechell at Signing the Land & Window tax bills ·with My Brother Lewis & the Chan - cellor his Brother·
iith.  The Wind S. W. blowing very moderate, Some sun shine, but dry this day till near night when it rained very hard & continued a great part of the night: was to day at Glan [there is a line over 'an' sw] hafren with the afore[d.. sw] Gentlemen signing the Land and Window tax Bills for the Hundred of LLivon: Pd. there is. [1/- sw] for meat & drink·
i2th.  The Wind S. calm and warm, but close dark weather for most – part of this day, but made no rain, yet dryed little or nothing to dry the hay: Sent by Alice Jones 6s. 6d. to pay for the Chester Courant [this may be Adam's Weekly Courant produced in Chester from 1732, which changed its name to the Chester Courant in 1793 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57339#n3 sw]
i3th.  The Wind S. S. W. & little of it, cloudy & dark weather & very sultry– dryed very little this day, & made some little rain also: was to day at Amlough with the above Gentleman to put in Execution the Land & Light Tax Acts for the Hundred of Twrkelyn where it cost me for meat & drink is. 6d. & pd. Owen John Mostyn of Bettws 4s. 4d. for i7 pound weight of Ironhoops.
i4th.  The Wind S. blowing a little and drying pretty well the hay which my people are to day & yesterday are rakeing together, tho it often made some little rain this day also: Pd. Ellen Hughes 4s. 6d. that she laid out to make up whatI had sent by her to pay Mr.John Bulkeley the Stationer at Chester for the BooksI bought of him,And pd. her 2s. for a Purging Electuary [an electuary is a medicinal substance mixed with honey or another sweet substance sw] she brought from Chester for Ann Wright: & Pd. Rhys Bentir is. 6d. fora quarter of Veal & the head·

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