Here beginneth the year. 1742   

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March 25th.  The Wind N.N.W. cloudy & dark till 10 but not very cold; then Sun shiny & fair; To Day my Servants begun to Sow Barley —–

26th.  The Wind S.W. moderately warm, but generally cloudy & dark most part of the day, a pretty full Corn Markett to day at LLanfechell, but no Butcher's meat.
27th.  The Wind variable, at S.W. in the morning, very — calm, dark & cloudy and made some small mizling rain about 9 which lasted about 2 hours which brought the Wind to N. and so to N.E.
28th.  The Wind E. & by N. blowing fresh & freezing cold all day, tho Sun shiny & fair in the Shelter,The Parson ___ preached on Job. Chap 5 vers. 7th.
29th.  The Wind E. N. E & not blowing high, it freezed hard last night, and a great hoar frost this morning, Yet the Sun shined hot all zzzday ,
30th.  The Wind N.E. very calm in the morning & at night and a high freezing cold Wind from 9 to 5 in ye Evening as it is every day, it freezed last night, and a prodigio[us sw] hoar frost this morning, all the day from Sun rise to its setting clear & serene, & no hopes of rain ·
31st.  The Wind N. calm, cloudy and overcast, & something cold; made no frost nor hoar frost last night;
April ist.  The Wind N.W. calm, warm & fair in the morning with a fine dew,from 9 in the morning till 4 in ye Evening it blew a cold wind as it does every day. Set this day by the outside of the Garden wall next the South some Red Sage and Rosemary.

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