May the i7th.  The Wind E. in the morning, came afterwards to – N. E. & settled at N. in the Evening, was generally Sun Shiny,but dry all this day.
i8th.  The Wind E. N. E. blowing pretty fresh, Sun shiny & scorching much all this day; yet the abundance of water that is still on the ground [make sw] us wish the continuance even of this scorching weather for some time: gave 2s. to Wm. John Hughes the Blind harper & pd. Wm. Prichd. of Cnewchdernog i4s. 6d. for what he had laid out for me for 24 yards of Tickin for Sacks.
i9th.  The Wind E. blowing fresh, Sun shiny, hot and scorching all day– the Market at LLanerchymedd to day was very, Barley sold there from 24· to 26 shillings a pegget.
20th.  The Wind E. & by N. blowing fresh, sun shiny, hot and scorchîng – all this day, and every body are busy plowing their land which they were not able to do till within this week.
2ist.  The Wind E. & by N. blowing fresh, sun shiny hot & very scorching this day also.
22d.  The Wind E. & by N. blowing fresh, Sun shiny, hot & scorching as before; My people all this week were plowing for Barley, and the strength- of the Sun and power of the scorching wind were so great that it hardend [there is a line over 'end' sw] the before wet ground almost in an instant that if required to be ha[rr sw]owd presently after, else it would give double the trouble to break it: There fell so much rain from Michaelmas last to the i5th. Instant that the hill before my Door was all along till 20th. Inst. like a deep, beaten high way that could not be walked upon without going over one's shoes.
23d.  The Wind E. blowing very fresh, cold and scorching very much tho generally SunShiny; the Evening especially was very cold .
24th.  The Wind E. blowing very fresh, cold and scorching very much so that the ground every where in these parts is full of great and deep cracks. To Day I finished sowing Barley.
25th.  The Wind E. blowing fresh and very cold and scorching much all – this day also; the grass very poor in these parts insomuch as the Cows have but little milk: Paid Ellin Lewis i9s. in full of her– last Winter's wages, & she parts from me to day.
26th.  The Wind E. blowing fresh and colder this day than any it yet made since the month came in,scorching very much, tho this day was for the most part dark and cloudy·
27th.  The Wind E. blowing fresh, cold & scorching, tho it was generally cloudy and dark this day also.

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