|April 5th. The Wind W. & by S. blowing high and very cold; Set out from Bodorgan about ii. and came to – Bwllen, where I dined, and about 3 I set out for home where I came before Sun set much tired and galled, gave 18d. amongst the Servants .made some Sleet & hail this day in the [E sw]vening .|
|6th. The Wind N.W. cloudy & dark and very cold all day, and the Wind blowing very high . my Servants plowing for Barley every day.|
|7th. The Wind N. generally Sun shiny, but blowing high and very cold; All the Evening and night it blew a meer storm; The Market at LLanerchmedd much the Same as before.|
8th. ❍10 [this is written vertically immediately below '8th.' sw]
The Wind N. blowing fresh, but not stormy like yesterday, yet very cold and raw, and generally cloudy and dark, Potatoes are so scarce these 2 last years occasioned by the frosts, that the Countrey potatoes are Sold for 8 & 9d a Cibbin (as I have sold some peggets of mine ) & ye Liverpool Potatoes for 1s. to 14d. a Cibbin .
|9th. The Wind N. blowing fresh & cold, cloudy & dark in the morning and made some few drops of rain, but soon cleared up again; the Evening Sun Shiny & clear.A very full Market to day at LLanfechell of every thing but Butcher's— meat which was but little and that poor.|
|10th. The Wind S. W. this morning, being I suppose,but newly come there, for there was a frost on the Water & a very great hoar frost; the rest of the day was warm, tho it was cloudy & blew fresh, my people all these days plowing for barley. pd. the Collector of the land tax for LLanddeust. 28s.8d. being ye 2 last quarterly payments for the year 1741.|
|11th. The S. W. blowing fresh, and raining from 7 till 9. dry afterwards till about noon it rained again.a very great refreshmt. to the Earth! the parson preached on Mat. Chap. 22·vers 12th. & [par sw] of the 13th.|