April 3d. The Wind N. & in the Evening N.N.W. a clear, calm, Warm – fine day from first to last, my people at ye Same Work of sowing Barley, besides people that I have to day & yesterday digging the Potatoe Garden, & picking from thence all the Superflouous— Potatoes, which will make I believe above a Peggett.
4th.  The Wind Variable from S. to E. N.E. a dark Rusty thick fogg all day (almost.) & the ensueing night. being entirely abandoned by all my pretended friends, (good Mr. L. of LLysdulas in particular) in my utmost necessity to assist me to find ou[t sw] money to pay a great Debt I run into by his persuasion, & tho I writt to him (being now in Ireland) never vouchsafed an Answer, I went to day to Cwtt y Dwndwr, haveing had Morris Lewis's Letter that I might have 800L. pd in London, but wanted to know what Security I would give & when I would have the money pd. I had before writt to my Son to come down to the Sessions to Joyn with me in a Recovery to secure the 800L. which I acquainted him with & was satisfyed– The Parson preached on Acts Chap. 3 first part of the 19th. verse
5th.  The Wind S.W. the Rusty fog in the morning continuing & very cold, & dark cloudy weather all day, had a letter of Invitation to attend the Sessions.
6th.  The Wind N.N.W. sun-Shiny & fair, but very cold, cost me at a Cocking of Hugh Prys in Llanvechell shoomaker 8s. Dr Wynn of Bodewryd got the Prize.
7th.  The Wind N.W, fair and pleasant, weather, & not so cold as yesterday, went to LLanerchmedd, pd. 1s. for Kidney Beans came home before 9.
8th.  The Wind S.:W. a dark cloudy day & very cold, pd. Mredith Parry Sadler 9 Shillings for work, & materials.

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