|August 29th. The Wind W. S. W. raining very hard long before day & a dirty mizling rain almost all day long. went to Church about ii where I heard a very good Sermon preached by Lewis Owen the Curate of Aberffraw ( a Merionydd-Shire Man ) on Levit. Chap.19th. vers. 12th. went from thence to court where the Grand Jury were sworn who were Wm. Lewis of LLysdulas, William Bulkeley of Brynddu, Henry Wms. of LLangoed, Robert Wms. of Pen Mynŷdd, Richard Hughes of Castellor Esquires. John Griffith of Ceidio, Rowland Hughes of LLigwy, John Jones of Tre-follwyn, Richard Wms. of Eirianell Thomas Mredith of Celliniog, John Hughes of Rhos-colyn — John Prytherch of Cerrig Gwyddel, Michael Hughes of Derry – Thomas Wynne of Beaumares, & Robt. Wms. of Chwaen Ddu .Gent. gave 6d in the glove, pd. 5s. in the Grand-Jury Room towards the Charge of a Grand Jury dinner, was invited to Baron hill, where most of the Grand Jury went, but I dined at my lodging, where it cost me for Dr. Evans (who❚ I had invited ) and my self 2s. 8d. was near 12 when I went to bed.
|31st. The Wind W. fair, dry & clear, & blowing fresh, all ye Grand Jury but Mr. Lewis the foreman dined to gether at Mr. Lewis's own☞ [this symbol is in the margin opposite this line sw] lodging in Magdalen Gallaway s house, pd. 1s. there towards discharg ing the Grand Jury's acct. pd. 6d. (as ye Rest of ye Grand jury did) to ye Clerk that engrossed the Remonstrance to the Judge, signed by all ye Gentle men in Town against subjecting all proceedings in Chancery to be writt on Vellom or Parchment stamped, instead of plain paper. which the Comissioners of the Stamp Duties had Sent to the Judges in all ye Circuits of Wales to make an order for. pd. 1s. at my lodging .