Volume 60: William Campbell letters, 1846-1894: No. 078
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highest character; I have this evening heard a commercial man say that he would be sorry to take his cheque for £20. And a very respectable Broker told me that he behaved very badly in some purchases he made of Stations from Mr. I. Aitken a few years ago. And I myself must say that as a neighbour I was deprived of some 200 sheep which were proven to have been in one of Mr. Chambers flocks. I mention these facts to put you on your guard against such an agent, at the same time he bears the name of being a clever lawyer.
I have done nothing yet in the way of buying a sheep station,
the prices are too high, for the uncertain tenure.