February 4th.  The Wind N.N.E. very cold, and blowing pretty high. my Face is mightily swollen and am very uneasie all this <day> tis mighty wet still, haveing rained hard last night.
5th.  The Wind N. & N.E. cold and dry & sun shiny, to day my people began to plow at Coydan, which they had left of long before Christmas. the Swelling in my Face still the Same
6th.  The Wind E. Clear dry & Sun Shiny weather, and not very cold, the swelling in my face not much abated yet. a very small markett to day at LLanvechell I hear.
7th.  The Wind varying all day from S. E. to S.W. my – people were forced to leave off winnowing, about 7 in ye Evening <it>to begun to snow, which in the beginning melted I believe as soon as it fell, but afterwards stood
8th.  The Wind E. blowing fresh & very cold, the Earth covered with snow this Morning of a good depth, about 1 in the Evening it begun to snow again, & continued to snow all the Evening till 7 or 8 a clock, then it Turned to freez, my poor Lambs have a sad time of it I have above 20 of them–

9th.  The Wind S.E. calm sun shiny & fair, thawing the snow very fast with<out> rain, tho at at night there was above half of it unmelted; put a great quantity of  Drink. [this is written in the margin opposite this line sw] Orange Rind into a barrel of Ale to day

10th.  The Wind E. blowing fresh and cold. fair & sunshiny all the Morning, the Evening cloudy & overcast, but made no rain there is some of the snow yet unmelted.
11th. The Wind E. very cold drying weather, but cloudy & dark all this day. freezed last night, the snow is not melted yet a poor Marke[tt sw] at LLanerchmedd for meat, & ye Corn fallen in price

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