April 22d.  The Wind N. & by E. dark & cloudy, and very cold all day, especially in the Evening, made severall

Easter day [this is written in the margin opposite this line sw]

showers of rain to day, otherwise it was as cold & scorching as yesterday, there was about 190 Communicants to day at LLanfechell Church, at Evening Prayer there was a — Collection for a poor Woman of the parish to which I gave 6d. & 6d. I gave towards the Sexton's Ale, The Parson — preached on 2.Cor. Chap 6th. vers. 1. the most unintelligible discourse that ever I heard & the most unedifying. God forgive the Clergy that they do not preach <& enforce> the love of God & Morality <on their hearers> [this insertion is in the margin sw] which onely could make man better & holier:

23d.  The Wind N. very cold, tho it rained a fine rain most part of the day; pd. Richard Roberts of Rhwng y ddau Fynydd 7s. 3d. for Pork.
24th.  The Wind W. & by S. in the Morning, came to E. &byS. in the Evening, a calm, warm & pleasant day with plenty of fine showers, pd. 1s. for a pair of Gloves, & pd 6d. for Ale.
25th.  The Wind N.E. blowing very cold, but not high, & a very great hoar frost this Morning, from 12 at <fore> Noon to 5 it rained without intermission; very wet, cold & dirty; a good many Cattle to day at LLannerchymedd Fair, good prices bid, but few sold, trusting to hopes of better Fairs.

26th. ●7 [this is written vertically immediately below '26th.' sw]

The Wind W. blowing fresh and very cold, and a great Dew that was very cold, tho it did not appear to be a hoar frost neither, the Evening very cold, & the the Wind high. my Servants cleansing Oats sold to Humph: Mostyn for 4s. 9d. a peggets to be sent a board a ship at Cemaes consign'd for London. pd. 3d for fish.

27th.  The Wind E. & by S. a brisk gale and cold all the day,a poor Market to day at LLanfechell, my people still plowing and sowing Barley, & others cleaning & carrying the Oats.

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