October 16th  The Wind SE & by E. in the Morning very [? sw] & fair, but cold, it went to E. & N.E. by noon and made a great [? sw] heavy showers of Hail, & cold rain or sleet more or less during all the Evening –
17th.  The Wind N.E. very still fair clear day, and continued dry almost all day.
18th.  Made a very great shower of Hail and sleety rain this morning betwixt 6 & 7 the wind S. & continued to make severall showers all day long. till the Wind came about at last to N.W. when it rained very hard at the fall of Night, & afterwards about 9: finished my double hedge this day at Bodelwyn, & planted 10[? sw] [? sw] & [? sw]stock in the plantation there, to day I saw the first woodcock ['woodcock' is underlined, but the underlining is in another pen, or pencil sw] this year, a full & very good Markett at LLanvechell, I bought a Quarter of Mutton of Salsbury for 1s. 2d.
19th.  it blew very hard about 3 this morning from N.W. & continued a great storm & very cold till 1 in ye Evening when the Wind came to N.& N.E. very cold still, but the Wind something allayed, to day ffinished planting the upper border of the plantation at Gâllt ddu with Beech & Birch, also planted some Beech & Birch in ye lower double hedge next the Meadow, went out betwixt 4 & 5 this Evening with my Gun and my faithfull Dog ∎∎nt∎r  <Ranter> and killed a Woodcock ['Woodcock' is underlined, but the underlining is in another pen, or pencil sw]. pd Hugh Price 4s. for a pair of strong Winter shooss for my self.
20th.  A very still dark cloudy Morning the Wind N. it continued dark & cloudy, yet without rain, all day. a pretty great congregation to day at Church, the Parson preached on Psal. i9. vers. 12. a very dry insipid discourse - gave 1s in a collection for a poor Sick lad of this parish.
21st.  it begun to rain this Morning about 2 of the clock (it being very–still, & the Wind S) and rained incessantly till i in the Evening [when sw] ye wind came to N. & continued fair the rest of the day.
22d.  A Dark dull day & very still, the Wind turning to every point of ye Compas. was this Day visiting the Tenant of Bodneva & – rideing about ye farm. which to be sure is in poor order, came home by Night where Mr. John Bulkeley of Gronant was here to ask my consent as [one sw] of the trustees in ye late Mr. Richard Gwyn of Rydcroes Will (viz) as heir of Brynddu & heir of Rydcroes [not sure if there's another mark here, or a blot, or a stray right-hand bracket – WB doesn't always use them in pairs sw]

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