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March 21st. The Wind N.E. Sun shiny and fair all day, but cold and blowing sharp, haveing freezed last <night>, and a prodigious hoar frost this morning; To day I begin to plow for Barley at Coydan . Paid Rowland Patrick 40s. of his wages, sent yesterday 2s. 6d. by Wm. Davies to represent me at the Burying of Mr Edward Owen of Penrhose .
|22d. The Wind N.E. dark & cloudy, and cold scorching weather, a great Congregation to day at LLanfechell Church, in some mea - sure owing to LLanerchmedd people that come here to sing —– Psalms; there was a Collection made for them to pay for their dinner, to which I gave 1s. the Parson preached on Mat. Chap 22d vers. 12. & part of the 13th.|
|23d. The Wind E. & by N. dark & cloudy & excessive cold all day having freezed hard last night, as it do[s. sw] all this day.|
|24th. The Wind E. blowing fresh & exceeding cold, haveing freezed hard last night which it does all this day . Delivered Wm. Davies 5L. to be pd. at
|Here ends the year 1740|