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the chief consideration, - when I heard of his return I went to Govt House and soon saw all was not right as he laboured hard to put off the subject of the land - when I put a clear question to him he affected surprise and said I thought your Son had told you I had settled everything - quite the contrary, I replied, he told me you stood suspended about the Church & School land - we then retired into a private area and before I could say a word - he said "Mr Macarthur, I find that land was marked by Gov. Macquarie for the Church & School and that your Son's Grants and the Brisbane Grants have been registered, and that no alteration can be made - Judge my astonishment, for altho' I had before seen some instance of his insincerity, and heard of more - I would not anticipate anything so twp faced as this - 

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