August i3th.  The Wind  S. blowing fresh, cloudy, dark & hazy weather, about 7 this morning my Son Set out for the Circuit beginning too morrow at Bala, gave him 3 Guineas to bear his Expences: Paid my Sister Catherine 5 Guineas in part of her Interest money: about 5 in the Evening it rained excessive hard for near 2 hours, as it did afterwards about i0 at night, but do not know ye Contin - uance being in bed.
i4th.  The Wind W. in the morning and moderate, but cloudy & dark, the Sun shined bright about ii, about which time the Wind came to N.W. grew afterwards very dark & cloudy, threatening rain when the Wind came to E. & by N. about 4 in the Evening when it cleared up, & the Sun shined clear & bright the rest of the day, LLanerchmedd Fair To Day proved very bad, very few Oxen sold there, & those at very low rates
i5th.  The Wind N. N.E. very moderate, and generally Sun shiny & fair all this day: My people are to day mending the haystacks
16th.  ❍ 12 [this is written in the margin underneath '16th.' sw]The Wind S. and moderate, but cloudy, overcast & threatening rain, but continued without raining all this day: A very – poor Markett to day at LLanerchymedd, and very little corn in it .
17th.  The Wind S. blowing fresh & cold and generally cloudy & dark all day, but yet continued without any rain: To Day my people begun to reap.
18th.  The Wind S. blowing moderate, but cold; cloudy & dark all this day: To Day I set up New Windows instead of the Old ones that were quite decayed. (viz) one in my own Room 2 in the hall Chamber, i. in the hall & i. in the Parlour. the Sashes that were in those places before were but slight being very little above half so strong as these, yet those had lastedabove 29 years, being put up in the year 1720, ^in spring^ & they had lasted severall years longer if I had but painted them but once in 3 years, tho the generall way is to paint Sashes every other year.
19th.  The Wind S. very moderate, cloudy & threatening rain in the morning but made but little the Evening Sun Shiny & fair – Pd. Henry Dryhurst 3L. 4s. 2d. for glazeing work, and extravagent Sum [there is a line over the 'm' sw] for so little work as by the bill appears; gave 6d. to a poor man & Pd. 3d. for Nails. about 3 I set out for Conway Sessions beginning this day; being to go to night to LLysdulas .

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