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year after year I proposed to establish a Central School which I called an academy in preference to the name of College & wh. wd. embrace all the necessary ingredients for the education required in the Colony from Classical - Philosophy & mechanical & I gave a very detailed plan for carrying it into effect both for N.S.W. & V.D.L. & the only answer I wd. ever get "they were too numerous various & expensive" - When I left the Colony I wished to establish a prize [indecipherable] in each for English Composition & I sent out two handsome medals one to the then Govnr. B. & one to Col. [indecipherable]  - & I wd. have 

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