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Thomas Crewe (Trevalyn) to Sir John Trevor (Little St. Bartholomew's): sends some documents; will speak to Edward Santhey about his son 'scraping off your arms off the seat and will follow your directions in keeping your tenants in the rest'; the rentals and papers are locked up in the closet at the Lodge; sends lists of the total rents in each township and parish; Mrs Mostyn had a lease of a tenement in Horsley and she assigned it to John Edward ap Griffith but Sir Richard had received no rent for it for the past 4 or 5 years but the writer does not know why he did not try to get it; asks if recipient wants any of the demesne left unlet for his own use; many ditches need scouring; can only get a few very small pear stocks as yet; tenant 'honest John George' is dead and writer has marked his only cow as a herriot but begs recipient to consider the plight of his wife and four children; 'the Lieutenants have signed no armour upon Marford & Horsley as yet'.


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