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August 8th. The Wind S. blowing pretty fresh &generally cloudy & dark weather with a moist fog in the Evening,but made no rain: Paid Mr. Lewis Evans the Post Master of LLanerchymedd i8s. for my News Papers by the Orders of Mr. Sawtell that sends them.
|9th. The Wind S. blowing pretty fresh, cloudy &dark weather, & made 2 or 3 times some very little rain in the Evening: I finished to day getting all my hay in.|
|i0th. The Wind S. calm, Sun shiny & pleasant all this day & the Air hot & sultry & dry all day: Pd. Marged ’chuw Morus iid. for a poor quarter of Mutton, & pd Rhŷs Bentir is. i0d. for a quarter of Veal,& paid the Woman of Brocket hall 3d. for 2^straw^ quarts of Potatoes·|
|iith. The Wind S. blowing fresh; especially in the morning & till 3 in the Evening & attended for the most part with a small driving rain till 3 in the Evening . Paid Owen Hughes ye Smith's bill being 4L. 3s.|
|i2th. The Wind W. blowing moderate & generally Sun shiny,but dry all this day: gave 5s. towards a Collection in Church for John Rowland the Idiot whom the parish maintains by paying his Sister 3 pounds a year for boarding & lodging of ^him^
|i3th. The Wind E. blowing moderate, Sun shiny fair & warm all this day,&made no rain.|
|i4th. The Wind S. blowing fresh, cloudy & dark weather for the most part, & made a shower or two of rain in the Evening: To Day I begun to —– reap: Paid to day into the hands of Henry Owen of Wern LLanddona for ye use of Thomas Sion Ellis Drover 80L. which ^like^ Sum [there is a wavy line over 'um' sw] he had paid for me in London for the use of my Daughter.|