To Day a solemn Fast was orderd zz by proclamation to be observed throughout England & Wales, to implore God's  

Novr. 25th. [this is in the margin opposite this line sw]

Mercy for the sins of ^this^ Nation, & his Blessing to their Arms against their Enemies the Spaniards: The first part was well worthy a Christian Countrey repenting of their Sins; but the last was a horrid mocking of God, to implore his blessing on our Armies & fleets that lay at home useless, without the least attempt to do our selves Justice on our Enemies; 4000000L tho 4000000 has been raised every year these 2 last years for that purpose.

26th.  The Wind W. a moderate gale, sun-shiny & fair all day, but generally very cold.

27th 5● [this is written in the margin below '27th' sw]

The Wind W. & by N. cold & raw, and moderately calm, but sun shiny and dry all day, a very poor market to day at LLanfechell .

28th.  The Wind W. blowing fresh, but not cold, & continued dry all day. pd. Hugh Prys the Shoomaker 4s for a pair of Winter Shooes. my Servants all this week — were plowing the Lay ground at Brynclynni .
29th. The Wind W & by S. a sharp, cold air, but generally Sun shiny;fair & dry all day .
30th.  The Wind W. & by S. cloudy in the morning, cleard up about 10, the Sun shone bright & fair the rest of the day.
Decr. 1st.  The wind variable, but generally at E. very calm, sun — shiny- and serene throughout. This Day the New Parliament meets, which will determine ye fate for this poor Nation.
2d.  The Wind generally at E. with some frost, & a great hoar frost this morning; very calm sunshiny & fair all day.

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