Volume 60: William Campbell letters, 1846-1894: No. 388
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required to keep tenantry in order.
I have yesterday purchased a large cattle station on Coopers Creek in S. Australia. I gave £60000 cash for 8000 cattle and a well watered run of about 1,200,000 acres. It is within half a days ride of the station I hold on the Queensland side of the border. It was there that poor Burke & Wills died. A railway station will within 6 months be within 160 miles of my run. This is an investment