February 19th.  The Wind W. very calm, fair, dry & warm, and generally Sun Shiny; The Priest preached on Prov – Chap: ist. 22d. & 23d. verses: An Extraordinary Phenomena hapened in LLanfechell Church to Day, ·A man from LLanbadrick being to be buryed here, the Priest either thro forgettf[u sw]llness– or out of a self denying Principall withdrew from the Table When the people should have offered & walked out before the Corps to bury it , by which I guess he lost 7 or 8 Shillings .
20th.  The Wind S.W. very calm & warm, but cloudy & overcast, and a thick moist Air all day and all night, yet made no rain.
21st.   7❍ [this is written in the margin underneath '21st.' sw]The Wind from E . S.E. very calm, cloudy and dark weather all day, and cold and raw air, yet made no rain; Sold my Great Oats to a man from LLanelian that bought for David Morris of Fryers for 7s. 6d. a pegget to be delivered at Amlough.
22d.  The Wind S. E. blowing fresh and cold, yet generally Sun Shiny fair & dry: pd. 6d. for shellfish:  Set my Three Farms in the parish of LLanddeusant called by the name of Cnewchdernog hîr, Tŷ Croes, and Cnewchdernog fawr for the Term of Twenty One years to comence [there is line over the 'm' sw] at Allsts. next to William Prichard now liveing at Bodlew at the yearly rent of fifty pounds, & fifeen shillings yearly in lieu of Presents, to allow him the land tax in case he pays his rent at or before Christmas yearly; I am to allow him for makeing up the Me[a sw]r hedges & those Joining on the high ways to be finished in the Space of two years I am to sow Cae 'r Ogof with hay Seeds this year, & he is to leave that field, or an equall quantity of ground in hay Seed the last year of his Term, I am likewise to build him a Barn & a Cowhouse that will contain 20 head oflarge Cattle upon Cnewchdernog ucha & to put The Houses in repair, & he is to leave them in the like repair as also all the hedges, & finally when the Lease is to be executed he is to pay me three Guineas by way of Earnest·
23d.  The Wind E blowing fresh and very cold,dark & cloudy all day, about 4 in the Evening it begun to rain, & rained from that time to 6 (but not – hard ) and all the night was cloudy & dark: To Day I set the first Beans this year, and Sowed the first Pease in the Garden, the ground being so very wet·

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