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John Peck to [Sir John Trevor]: has been at Welshpool trying to get payment from recipient's tenants there but with very little success; Sir Thomas Eaton is angry that he has offered Plas Teg to someone else and Sir Richard Lloyd is also displeased about being asked for payment; will send the pyracantha berries when they are ready; has sent a box of grapes with vine leaves between them to Colonel ?Hamane in Ireland as he knew no better way to send them, and also some peaches and ?Burgen pears in a specially made straw basket; everyone locally is complaining of the want of money especially of poor tenants as neither cattle nor corn are fetching good prices and rye is 16d a measure and wheat 22d; recommends not ploughing up the park at Plas Teg as corn is so cheap and it would not be so good for deer and might deter Colonel Price from taking it; asks recipient to convey his thanks to 'my Lord Glynne' for a fat buck he sent.

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