Letter

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John Peck to Sir John Trevor, MP (Cannon Row, Westminster): has received no rent from Edward Hughes the tenant for Plas Teg who is coming from London and urges recipient he not be allowed to plough the park so that he may be persuaded to give it up again; writer has a Mr Halles who might be interested in taking it instead; 'in the mean time you may keep Edward Hughes in suspense … for if I can handsomely dispose of Plas Teg I would if I could put Hughes into Leeswood Farm for Blantorne and Wycherley are both arrant knaves and I can not get any rent off them'; writer's long absence in London has made the tenants forget him and he has had to threaten some of them; Captian Ball is offended the writer will not accept his bond for his debts and is speaking badly of writer and recipient.

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