|June 25th. The Wind S. W. blowing sometimes pretty fresh yet very hot and scorching and the ground miserably parched insomuch that all sorts of Corn in shallow grounds is mostly burnt up and withered, and the Crops both of Corn and hay that promised so well about the middle of May have since dwindled away, and are so dwarf'd or rather consumed by the long– continuance of the hot scorching weather, that ’tis feared- they will not be much better than they were the last year – pair is. 3d. for 5 young Ducks.
|26th. The Wind W. & by N. very calm, Sunshiny, hot & very scorching all day : the price of Corn much reduced & the Markets lower than they were a month ago, occasioned by the comeing of severall Ships to Beaumares & Carnarvon laden with white Rye - & some compute that there came of that grain onely to those two places no less that i000 Peggets; it was generally sold– for about 24 shillings a Pegget.
|27th. ❍ 4[this is written vertically in the margin under '27th.' sw] The Wind S. W. blowing something fresh, cloudy and dark about 4 in the Evening it begun to rain, it rained but little then, but from 5 till ii at night it made very heavy rain, blessed be God for it: The Priest set his Tythe to day; he set Caerdegog – parcell for 32 pounds, parcell y Mynydd for 10 shillings. he had this year 50 tythe Lambs which he sold to day: LLawr y LLan parcell is not as yet set·
|28th. The Wind S.W. blowing very moderate, cloudy in the morning– till 8. and the rest of the day was sun shiny and hot: paid
|is 4d. 2s. 2/1 for Butcher's meat, and 2/1 for turnip seed.
|29th. The Wind S. W. calm,
|Sun Shiny, fair and warm, all day: the Evening was cloudy, and somesmall rain fell from 4 till night more or less: my people were all this week carrying home the Peat till 9 afterwards the rest of the day in the hay; & two mornings were discharging Sand vessells.
|30th. The Wind S. calm, cloudy & overcast early in the morning, & rained a mizling rain from 10 in the morning all the rest of the day & night.