|September 21st. The Wind E.S.E. a very great dew every day in the morning, and very calm, close sultry weather — but Sun shiny most part of the day;The Parson preached on Heb: Chap. 11th. & the latter part of the 6th. vers. Dull, Dull, Dull, ——|
|22d. The Wind S.S.E. calm, sun-shiny and fair; my people employed this day in pulling to pieces 2 stacks of Barley to the Eves after it had been thatched, occasioned by its beginning to heat & smoak, tho it had stood upon the ground after reaping above 3 weeks, and was put together very dry. it is generally so all the Countrey over,so that there is not 1 stack in 7 that has not been pulled to pieces . The Fair to day at LLanerchymedd proved very slow, & very low prices.|
|23d. The Wind S. dark and cloudy & blowing pretty fresh, my people to day make up the stacks pulled down yesterday, being suffered all day yesterday & last night to cool & been well aired =about 2 in the Evening it begun to rain (by which time my people had made up the Stacks, haveing enclosed within the bodies of them large bundles of Brush wood from one end to the other to let in a – sufficient quantity of Air to cool them, as well as to let out <all the heat> they might possibly contract from green corn of weeds, & being so made up they covered them with loose straw to preserve them from wett till they are thatched ) it rained from that time —— without intermission till I went to bed, & very hard at times·|
24th. 9❍ [this is written in the margin below '24th.' sw]
It rained prodigious hard about 3 in the morning, and very probable long before by the great Signs of it upon the Earth — this morning upon which the wind came to N. and it blew fresh, and continued dry all the rest of the day; Pd.Thomas —‑ Bryan by his man Wm. Kemp 4L. 1s. 0d. in part of his Note,Pd. 3s for Beef at 2d. a pound.
|25th. The Wind N.E. and moderately calm, sun-shiny & warm all day, but a very great hoar frost this morning; Pd. Owen Wms. ye Glazier's Bill being iL. 1s. Pd. Wm. Wynne ye Barber 12s. for a Wig, gave Howel Lewis that is Apprentice to Harry Parry the Apoth[ec sw]ary at Carnarvan 2s. –|