March 3d.  The Wind was about 6 in the morning for half an hour at S. & S.W. but returned imediately to N. where it continues, all the morning cloudy and dark, but the Evening Sun shiny & moderately war[m sw] [the end of the word is in the binding, but there may be a line over this word from the 'a' onward sw] my people these 5 last days are making a piece of a stone wall in a shallow place on the top of Cae'r chware[l sw]
4th.  The Wind N. & N.W. moderately calm, yet cloudy, dark, and cold raw weather. Sowed to day Onions, Sugar loaf Cabbage, Cabbage Lettuce & Cresses. To day I begin to sow Oats.
5th. The Wind W. & by N. blowing moderately & not cold, but excessive dry; No Butcher's meat to day at LLanfechell, nor has there been any to speak of this 6 weeks; & but very little at LLanerchmedd & that poor & excessive dear; the 2 last severe winters haveing made all eatables very scarce & very dear; finished to day sowing small Oats.
6th.  The Wind W. & by N. a moderate gale & not cold, tho dark & cloudy this day & yesterday, yet there is no hopes of rain. the earth is very dry : begun to day to sow great Oats. sowed parsnips in ye new Orchard – Grafted 2stocks with Golden Russettin. one in ye Orchard & the other in ye wall Garden. gave Gabriel Jones 4s to buy me a Wat[r sw]ing pot in Chester . & also 1s. to buy me a couple of weeding houghs.
7th.  The Wind N. very calm, but cloudy, dark, chilly, raw weather. The Parson preached on Mat. Chap. 6th. verses. 16. 17. &·18th.

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