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Roger Kenrick to Sir John Trevor (Cannon Row, Westminster): progress of the case against Mr Kynaston; has a tenant for Pen yr Allt Goch if recipient approves the terms; has bought 43 sheep and lambs at Caerwys fair and put them in George Kynaston's holding; they cost about 5s the couple; your tenant of Hafod y weddger did help me to buy them who hath good judgement in all cattle'; one of the tenants has lost all his goods in a fire and the house was burnt which was 'a good timber house consumed all away in a short time, not one stick left of it although many people were gathered there and water by the house yet nothing saved of the house'; Lloyd the joiner's son is determined to come up to London to work; the son of a tenant in Llay is wanting to come as a servant to recipient if he needs one 'who is a handsome young man and hath good skill in husbandry and by that means may serve soon to drive a coach!'; dealings with Andrew Smith and Thomas Owens; the new tenant of Nathaniel Davis's house wants to have the chimney made up that has fallen down or he cannot live in it which writer thinks is a fair request as good tenants are scarce.


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