April 19th.  The Wind N. W. cloudy & dark in the morning; about 10 it cleared up, and the Sun shined clear, and very hot all the rest of the day; pd. Robert – Prys petty Constable for this parish 1s. 10d. assessed upon my lands in my own holding towards repairing ye Shire hall, & transporting Vagabonds over to Ireland, pd. likewise to Wm. Prichard of Maes Mawr 1L. 7s. 4d. the two last quarterly payments of the land tax for the year 1741. delivered also 10s. 6d. to the hands of Catherine Wms– Humphrey Mostyn's wife to buy me the worth of it of Canary wine .

20th.  The Wind S.W. calm and very warm, but generally dark and cloudy all day; pd. Owen Warmingham 2s. for feeding my Cock that is to fight tomorrow at Rhyd-pont for   

☞ [this pointing hand symbol is in the margin, pointing at this line sw] Silver Tumblers. gave 2d. to a boy that brought me a young Raven ·

21st.  The Wind W. very calm, clear, sun-shiny & warm all day, Set out for Rhyd pont Cocking about 7, was there about 10, deposited 16s. for the prize which was 15 tumblers ,& every Cock ( the Number of Cocks being 16 ) that got a battle to have a tumbler, & I haveing none, it cost me there in all 19s. 6d. towards which I won 5s. by bett= -ing; went this night to the parson of LLanvachreth's hous ’s house.
22d.  The Wind variable all this day, at last settled at NE. calm, cloudy & Sultry all day, gave 6d. to Mr. Wms. Servt. and was at home by 3, haveing staid some time at my farms to see my Cattle.

23d.    ●5 [this is written vertically immediately below '23d.' sw]  

The Wind N.E. blowing fresh & scorching all day, hot,&Sultry till 3 in ye Evening, afterwards cold, it cost me is. [1/- sw] at ye burying of Hugh LLoyd late of Hendre-howel who dyed with his Sister at Rhydgroes, & was buryed at Bodewryd in his Mother's grave.

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