June 5th.  The Wind W. a Sun shiny dry day. & very warm went to Cemaes to see some Timber, but bought none, pd there 6d. for Ale, my people to day takeing out a boat load of Sand, and carrying the Slates from Cemaes to Coydan.

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6th.  The Wind S. raining long before day, and untill Eight a clock, then dry, and blowing briskly, pd. a Scotsman 4s 6d for 2 pair of stockins, <& 27s. for 14 yards of plad.> made a good deal of dirty rain at ye fall of night.

7th.  The Wind W. clear & serene, and very warm all day, was at

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Rhydgroes to view some houses that wanted repairs —

8th.  The Wind S.W. dark, cloudy weather & cold withall; made some rain about ii, about i I set out to LLysdulas in my way to the Cocking at Pentraeth which is to morrow for 8 silver spoons, came to LLysdulas about 6, made — severall showers of rain afterwards before night .
9th. The Wind S. raining very hard early in the morning, the rest of the day windy & cold, laid down 16s. 6d. towards the spoons, 2s for meat & drink 1s. for [the sw] man 2s. 6d. to the feeder, & lost is. [1/- sw] in betting, was back at LLysdulas by 8.
10th.  The Wind S. raining hard all the morning till near i in ye Evening, then fair till 9, & afterwards rain almost till  – night, when I had most of it & was at home before 8. an hour before I came home a Boat belonging to one John Edward of Pen Pont Rhyd-Pont & Hugh Lewis Cadi of this Parish was — cast away in the Bay of Cemaes by C[e sw]rwyn y Cawr. & staved to Pieces, and all ye ladeing being ii5 Pegets of Oats lost & perished but the people all saved, & came here about 9 to swear a Protest;
iith.  The Wind N.W. pretty fair & dry, tho it rained a little about 3 in the Evening, Set up my Benches in their place this morning. that J. [although the form of this letter is how WB forms a capital 'i', Nesta Evans gives 'J.', and there is a footnote in her book that says: 'Dr. Thomas Richards comments that the diarist had need to be careful "John Bulkeley of Bwlchanan was the Baron Hill chief agent, and married to Bridget, sister of two successive Viscounts."' sw] Bulkeley Bwchanan & Hugh Wm. Pugh had removed when I was from home, & my people sat in them, & Esther B. & her Daughter removed them again after service, & I had them again replaced. The Parson preached on Prov. Ch. 22d. vers. 2d. the remaining part of the Sermon preached on Candlemas day last.

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