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Novr. 22d. The <Wind> W. & by N. sharp, cold and dry all day; my servants at the same work on the farm as before, and my Labourers at thier work of cleansing and dressing ye Willow plantation, and others sorting and binding the Hoops—– Pd. Mr. Meyrick's Rent for two years for Tyddyn Niclas– Watkin to his Steward Mr. John Evans of Bwlan, being 3L. 16s. for the 2 years. Pd. likewise to Richard Williams the Shoomaker 26L. 18s. 6 . being the remainder of the Principall & Interest due upon my Bond to him, and took up my Bond . See page 348. & Page 384,& 398.
|23d. The Wind W. & by N. cold & raw, but dry all day . The Parson preached on Mat. Chap. 5th. & the first ten verses .|
|24th. The Wind W.N.W. very cold all day, haveing freezed hard last night & a great hoar frost this morning; made severall showers of hail & cold sleet frequently in the Evening — Delivered five Guineas to Mostyn's Wife to give my Daughter, Pd. Abraham Jones 7s. for Herrings.|
|25th. The Wind E. & by S. clear, sun-shiny and very fair, but freezed very hard last night, and a great hoar frost this morning. This day was buryed in her Father's grave at - LLanflewyn Ann Roberts the Daughter & heiress of Mr. Hugh Roberts of Ucheldre; she was marryed 60 years ago to Robert Lewis of Bodwine by whom she had 2 sons. Richard her Eldest marryed when an old Batchellour to Margaret the Daughter of Mr. Da.Wms. of Glanalaw an old Maid past bearing, and settled his own Estate Bodwine upon her & her heirs for Ever. Hugh ye Other Son died a Student in Oxford. Mrs. Lewis thus loseing both her Sons without Issue, settles her Estate also upon Mr. Thomas Roberts Bodiar, & haveing lived to ye age of 80 was impoverished by theifish servants,& having no credit, tis Said she dyed for want. this both ye Estates of Ucheldre & Bodwine were taken from ye Right heirs. it cost me my i8d. in her burying –|