[this text appears on a page between the entries for 17 and 18 May 1743 sw]
An acct, of the produce of the Tythe hay Corn & straw of LLawr y LLan parcell for the year 1734 All the Hay made 72 loads, exclusive of the gatherers share being 5 load
All the Rye threshed and Winnnowed made 2 peggets, exclusive of the gatherer's share, & threshers share –
My Share of the Wheat came to 9 Cibbins & 2 quarts, winowed Octr. 2d. Winowed Novr. 30th. 8 Cibbins of pease, 6 whereof came to my shar[e sw]
On the Old play called Nuts in hand.
Lo Nuts in hand! who is't that doth them claim?
’Tis I; wherfore? My Mistress sent the same.
If they were meant for you, I feign would know
Whether the Nuts I bring, be even or no?
They'r even; the Nuts deceive you, So may she;
They may; but she can use no Fallacy.
The same in Latine Verse. Ecce nuces manibus! mihi sunt, quis Iure requirit?
Has ego; Tu quare? misit Amica mihi.
Si tibi servatæ, statim cognoscere quæro
Anne par est numerus, vel quoque dispar erit?
Aequalis numerus; fallunt te, fallat at illa;
Forte Nuces fallunt; fallere Amica nequit.
[this text appears on a page between the entries for 17 and 18 May 1743, and I have also placed it in its chornologically correct position sw]
Monday the 8th. of this month of May 1743 was laid the foundation of Bodorgan Wind– = Mill near LLanfeirian.