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Camden 4th April 1831

My Dear Sir,

I have he ther to abstained from answering your letter of the March under the impression that I should shortly visit Sydney and have an opportunity of conversing with you on the subject to which it relates.; but as I have been persuaded from so doing, and I do not anticipate that I shall be at leisure to leave here for several weeks to come I [indecipherable] no longer defer writing.

I rejoice that you have succeeded in recovering so large a number of the sheep & [indecipherable] you consider [indecipherable] to be in good condition.   In effecting their object of gain have been under the necessity of making some sacrifices of various importance,  I am of the opinion that Mr. Scotts interests

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