April 19th.  The Wind W. moderately warm, very cloudy all day, but yet could not rain; my people all this week at the same work of plowing for Barley. pd. 7d.2/1 for Garden Seed To Day I heard the Cuckow first this year; pd. Margaret verch David y Downsiwr 2s. 6d. for Spinning 10 pound Averdupois [Avoirdupois sw] weight of Hemp. made some little rain on the fall of night.
20th.  The Wind W. blowing fresh & very cold; the Sky clear& Sun - -shiny; the Evening proved very stormy in high winds, and extream cold, which blew all the Evening & all night — The Parson preached on John Chap 5th. verses 67 & 68th.
21st.  The Wind N.W. blowing a great storm all day, & for cold, far exceeding any day within this year (the four last days of December & 2 or 3 in January onely excepted – which were in a few degrees to the hight of Cold, an account where of you have in Pages 361 & 362. ) it is so very dry withall that in severall places they have not water for thier cattle upon the ground where they are.
22d.  The Wind N.W. blowing high and cold, but not near so cold as yesterday; The ground is quite parched up, and not the least sign of a Spring.
23d.  The Wind N.W. pretty moderate in the morning, but blowing high and very cold and scorching in the Evening, Sowed 2 beds of Kidney Beans, one the Common white kind that are climers, the other Bed of the White Battersea Dwarf kind, that bear as standards: sowed a parcell of flower Seeds; & also Thyme, Winter Savoury & Hyssop Seeds.
24th.  The Wind N. moderately calm & warm all day, the Evening dark & cloudy, & made some drops of rain; Paid Wm. – Talant 1L. 1s. in part of his wages for this year.
25th.  The Wind W in the Morning. & made one or two smart showers about Sun rise; The Wind afterwards came to N.W. & blew cold ye rest of ye Day – delivered Wm. Davies 5L. to pay Lucy Wynn's Interest, delivered him ❚zzz❚zzz iL. 17s. 3d. to pay John Hughes of Gwredog the remainder of the money due to him for the Hogs Mr. Wright had. a full fair at LLannerchmedd, & a great buying of Milch Cows & Sheep especially & good rates.

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