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Roger Kenrick to Sir John Trevor (Cannon Row, Westminster): sends up some money and would have done so sooner 'but that I was called on to appear for you with a light horse and arms and were kept all the whole troop seven days, the first 2 days at Ruthin from thence to Wrexham so there we were mustered. The horse was approved, they found fault with the pistols and wished to provide better. They spoke for a buff coat. Mr Peck found a horse otherwise I should have been foul put to'; the sainfoin has failed in all the trial places even in Plas Teg garden; there were no pyracantha berries either at Plas Teg or Trevalyn and none at Mr Peck's house in Holt as they were 'blasted'; John Davis of Trevalyn wishes to sell a day's ploughing in Thomas Jenkin's tenement to recipient and Mr Peck thinks it would be a good idea if the price is right; 'there hath been great hurt at Plas Teg on the house by the wind. I have got it made up again. The house and barns in Hope Owen doth go much to decay for want of thatch…'

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