|August 3d. The Wind W. & by S. very cold & cloudy, in the Morning, as indeed most part of the day, but continued — without raining all day; begun to make my Hay into stacks.|
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4th. The Wind W. very cold, but sun-shiny [there is a + above 'sun' sw] & dry, my– people all this day makeing hay- stacks, a very poor markett at LLanfechell, pd. Harry Rees the Excise officer my composition money for Malt & Candles for 3 heads, being 1L. 1s. 0d. Pd. 2d½ for Ale.
|5th. The Wind S.W. a dark, windy cold day with frequent show= -ers of rain, but of no long continuance, my people still makeing of Hay - Stacks.|
|6th. The Wind S.W. dark, cold and Windy all day, a thin congre= -gation at LLanfechell this day, The Parson preached a heavy insipid Sermon on Matt. Chap 5th. vers 44th. gave 6d att poor Dorothy's Ale.|
|7th. The Wind S. & by W. blowing fresh sun-shiny and clear, but very cold in the Morning, begun to day to take down the slates from <all that side of> the roof of Coydan Barn next the East, to repair❚ the Timbers thereof and New slate it.|
|8th. The Wind S. blowing a rank storm all day, yet sun-shiny – warm & dry, my servant are carrying home more lime to day from Frigan in LLaneigrad; Sowed to day 2 sorts of Cabbage Seeds in the West end of the plot where the great Lawrell grows, that sort next ye Laurell, is the Early Dutch Cabbage, the other is the Russia Cabbage|
|9th. The Wind S. moist warm weather, accompanyed with severall showers of rain, finished makeing all my hay at home, but my hay at LLanddeusant is all out, pd Thomas ap Thomas of Dulas 17s. for 255 measures of Sand. that being the burden of his boat.|