May 23d.  The Wind W.S.W. calm, Sun-shiny and warm, and generally being very hot & Sultry, especially in the Evening, my Servants were discharging Sand Boats most of this day: To Day we had an acct. in this Countrey that Admiral Vernon had taken Carthagena in the West Indies, and that the Spaniards had Sunk all their Men of War and Galleons for fear of their falling into the hands of the English.
24th.  The Wind W. calm, sun shiny and very hot all day; the Parson preached on Ecclesiastes . Chap. 11th. and the last – part of the 9th. vers. gave 6d. to a Charity Collection for a poor Bed–rid woman of Bodewryd whom I knew to be a great object of Charity; as for others recomended by the Ministers from places remote, as he never mentions the names of creditable Neighbours to vouch for their condition, those may, or may not be, objects of Charity,
25th.  The Wind W. & by S. a calm, sun-shiny hot day, – haveing made a great Dew last night; Set my Farm of Bodlwyfan to Evan Wms. Weaver, now liveing at Cors y Ceiliog in Cemlyn for the term of four years,to comence [there is a line over the 'm' sw] at Allsts. next, at the Old Rent of five pound allowing the land tax if he pays before Christmas yearly.
26th.  The Wind W.N. W. very calm, sun shiny &hot all day; abt. 5 in the Evening it grew cloudy; & made some drops of rain. my people these days are stubbing Gors for fireing .
27th.  The Wind N.W. dark and cloudy, but very warm & Sultry about i0 I set out for Beaumares to the Election of a – representative for this County that begins to Morrow; The Candidates are Mr. Baily of Plâs Newydd & Mr.John Owen of Presaddved, and as Mr. Meyrick & my Old associates have Joined Mr. J. Owen: I am under a necessity to Vote for him.

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