Decr. 5th.  The Wind W.N.W. cold & raw, dark & cloudy in the Morning, Sun-shiny & fair about 10. the Evening very cold the Wind blowing from N.W. accompanied with showers of sleet. the parson preached on James Chap 5th. vers. 12th.
6th.  The Wind N.N.W. blowing a rank storm from 2 in the Morning to i in the Evening accompanyed with a very cold rain or sleet. the wind abated in the Evening by a discharge of a prodigious shower of hail, the night fair and light.
7th. 5❍  [this is written vertically in the margin below '7th.' sw] The Wind N.W. very cold & raw, & very cloudy in the morning with some small showers of rain, about 4 in the Evening it begun to rain hard, & continued so till 8. at night.
8th.  The Wind S.W. calm raw weather & cloudy, yet made but little rain, my people still at Coydan plowing – others at Pen y Bont (in my own holding this year,) work at the Garden is transplanting Yew trees out of the Seed bed into a border in a strait Line.
9th.  The Wind W. dark & cloudy & very cold & raw in the morning, yet continued dry all day, the same work still in the fields & garden. to day I begun to thresh this year's Corn.
10th.  The Wind W. S. W. very cold & raw weather, but dry all day: dug the border in the Walk by the North Wall, &planted it all with Laurell. planted likewise Flower de Lys in the Edges thereof.
11th.  The Wind S. W. dirty hazy weather all day, but moderately warm. continueing the same work still [there are three long, horizontal lines in the margin opposite this line sw] in the North Border, and digging a piece of the South border to plant by it some Quince Trees, which I did before night, & sowed some plumb stones betwixt them.

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