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Roger Kenrick to Sir John Trevor (Cannon Row, Westminster): as instructed is sending names of tenants who have died, viz. Richard David ap Edward of Hope who held two tenements, on one of which the house had fallen down a long time before and on which he had built a barn with some of its old timbers; writer wishes to know if one herriot or two are due from his estate; he was a son of widow Madocks of Hope; writer's dealings with Edward Ledsham, Richard Lloyd and George Kynaston; has had the cattle and crops of the tenant in Leeswood valued and amongst them are two 2-year old calves 'that hath a disease that we call the Turne - it is in their head and it lies on the brains in a bleather and I fear they will die ... '; fears widow Roberts' cattle will not produce enough to pay her debts and she wants to give up her tenancy; Leeswood Farm is in a bad state with the fence down and bad neighbours break the hedges and crop the timber.


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