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John Peck to Sir John Trevor, MP (Cannon Row, Westminster): hopes he has received the £450 sent up; has heard that Captain Andrew Ellis has been promised the post of Register in Flintshire by influencing Major General Harrison and others; Captain Ball is still refusing to pay the rest of his debts; much of recipient's and his son's land remains unlet 'and the people of Marford do now take their lands of Sir Thomas Powell and Sir William Meredith and burn all the hedges they can come at but now and then I meet with them and severely punish them as I have done to other hedge breakers at Plas Teg'; intends to cut the timber in Holt park and sell the bark; trouble with Blantorne the tenant of Leeswood Farm who is going away to Whitchurch without paying his rent after having got writer to spend a lot of money repairing the house and barns; writer has distrained his only cattle being 1 cow and 3 calves.

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