August the first.  The Wind:S. fair & clear & Something Sultry. The Parson preached on ❚zzLuke Chap. 22d. vers. 19th. the latter part. the Congregation not great, Occasioned by the Superstitious Pilgrimage to Visit LLanelian.
2d.  The Wind N. a fair clear day & moderately warm, Sowed to day in the Wall Garden Early Dutch Cabbage Seeds, English Cabbage Seeds, & Cauly flower Seeds. pd. Richard ap William Prichard ap William Pugh Prytherch the Taylor 6d. for Mending my cloaths.
3d.  The Wind S.S.W. the weather variable, wet & dry by turns ☞ [this pointing hand symbol is in the margin, pointing at this line sw] my Servants make the Hay at Cnewchdernog, this day another Son of Ann Warmingham was Christened. I was not So much as asked to come to the Christening: to day oppened a fresh Box of Tobbacco I had from Bryan of LLannerchymedd.
4th.  The Wind S. fair, but something cloudy, but made no rain, to day I bigunn to reap at Bodelwyn,   the Market at LLanerchymedd lower & lower, the Rye & Pilcorn from 16 to 17s a peggett, Barley from 10. to 11s a pegget .
5th.  The Wind N. blowing something fresh, yet dry and fair, my – people still at the Same work of reaping.
6th.  The Wind S. fair and clear, rained very hard this morning – between 1 and 2. blowing fresh and dry all the Evening. my – people reap all this day . 13 in Number.
7th  The Wind S. blowing high & ruffling all day, rained a little about 3. fair & Windy afterwards. my people at ye Same work still, 12 in Number. pd. Margaret Wms. 2s. 6d. of her wages
8th.  The  S.S.W. Windy & dry, and fair all day. a great pressing & courting of people for the Harvest, both before & after Servic Morning & Evening, all the Corn in the Neighbourhood being ripe at the same time. 
9th.  The Wind S. Very boisterous & blowing a meer Storm with some showers of Mizling rain, but not to do any harm, I had to day 13 reapers, bound none yet but 31 Shocks of Rye in ye Pinfold of– Gadlas Newydd, being half the field—

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