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To Sydney Stephen Engr.
Sydney

Parramatta 25 June, 1828.

Sir,
I herewith enclose you the returns of Mr Chapman's Stock and his A/c Cur.

You will also receive the valuations of two indifferent individuals and another by myself, of the Stock and Land. I have not extended my commission upon this sale, but will consider my own or a mean between the three as equitable. Indeed, I have no objection that the former should be considered so far binding on myself, as that, upon a reasonable time being allowed, I will give that price for it.

On the valuations no notice is taken of the increase of Stock this year this will appear in the next quarter's returns.

You will ,perceive that in my valuation there are 20 foals not included which are in the others, and upon which I do not mean to charge my commission, as they will not be increased until the next quarters return.

I am, Sir, Your Obt Servt
Signed Jas Hassell.

Copy of Valuation accompanying the preceding
 

        £ S D £ S D
Horned Males 2 Bulls @£12 .. 10 25          
Cattle   17 Oxen         4 .. 68          
    198 Steers          3.. 594          
    75 Calves         1 .. 10 112 10 .. 797 10 ..  
  Females 193 Cows         5.. 965          
    189 Heifers         3 .. 567          
    72 Calves          1 .. 10 108  ..  .. 1640    
Horses Males 1 Entire Horse   115          
    9 Cobbs @    20 180          
    6 Foals         10 60 .. .. 355    
  Females 18 Mares         35 610          
    18 Fillies         30 540          
    5 Foals         15 75 .. .. 1225    
    1300 Acres of Land         3000 .. ..
              7019 10 ..
                   
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