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Roger Kenrick to [Sir John Trevor]: no-one will take Boult's holding because it is so dry and without water; has taken advice about Plas Teg park and been told the longer it is ploughed the worse it will get unless it is well mucked which they cannot do and that oats will impoverish it very much; discusses the amount of sainfoin seed they will need at the higher rate of 4 measures an acre; Mr Peck is drawing up leases to Colonel Robinson for the holding in Llay and Hafod y weddgar and will make sure covenants forbid digging for coal or other minerals or to sow sainfoin without consent; recipient was charged double for his last letter and paper is now scarce.

Letter from Jasper Peck [endorsed]: his health is better 'I do now take a drink every change of the moon and I find a considerable benefit by it by voiding gravel and small stones, but if the china herb called Thea be commonly to be drunk and good in those respects you write, I should be glad to have some little quantity of it for trial and direction how to use it'.

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