Volume 60: William Campbell letters, 1846-1894: No. 368
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of the couch grass, which seems a tough wiry plant which is spreading over Camden Park; and there are but few places on the eastern slopes where sheep thrive well. Camden was an exception in former times, and I hope it will still be suitable for the Merino. Salt is a great benefit to sheep. On the interior Plains where salt bush grew, sheep require no salt; in fact will not touch it, but on all the sloping ground they require it.
We are in the troubles of a proposed Reform Bill, which I hope will not pass, as it would destroy the independence of the Council, by the power of dissolving it.
Ever yours most faithfully and sincerely,