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good condition.  Something might be paid before hand perhaps in respect of packing charges &c.  However you will of course know and be able to tell me the nature of the agreement that should be made.  I must say I think the opportunity should not be thrown away.  I had a very nice Expedition to the South a little while ago, the main object of which was to visit a small settlement of Tyrolese & Italians whom the Government has attempted to establish as Colonists in an experiment to see whether Europeans are likely to succeed in agricultural work out here.  I fear that the prospects of the little village that was intended to be, are not very bright.  As yet no ill effects can be traced to the country or climate, (though they will soon have to face the veritable plague of flies of various sorts which infest some parts of the country during the wet season) but i am afraid that little jealousies among themselves will help 

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