|August 6th. The Wind E. calm, sun shiny & very hot & Sultry all day, a full Market today at LLanfechell, pd. Shadrach Evans 13d for a quter. of Mutton & 10d for a quarter of Veal.|
|7th. The Wind N.W. very calm, with a dark misty weather all day, as it was all the Evening yesterday, My people are carrying Sand to day, & others of them are plowing the Pinfold at Cefn y groes the second time . This Week Mr. John Owen Presaddved·served ye Tenant of Bodneva with a Declartion in Ejectment to get into Possession of those lands Mortgaged to him in December 1738 ( which see in Pag. 305 ) — whether this was oweing to a Combination betwixt Wright & him to have a better excuse for selling it out right, or whether John Owen haveing thus got to possession, knows that he can't be dispossessed, at least dureing this Parliament, or whatever other scheme may be, time onely can reveal. for there must be— something extraordinary for his thus acting, when his money were so well secured, & especially so soon after an obligation from both Wright & myself at the last Election a year ago.|
8th. The Wind E. N. E very calm, but cloudy & dark, and very sultry all day. The Parson published to day three letters, One from the King to ye Cardinall
All Grimace [this is written in the margin, opposite this line sw] & the third from the High Priest of Bangor to his lower class of Priests recomending [there is a curly line over the 'm' sw] a Collection for the Society for propagateing the Gospell in America, it was dated in Novr. last Just before ye meeting of Parliamt. to persuade people how Zealous ye King & his Ministers were in the Cause of Religion.