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not in my power there is a Memorandum in the Office that Govr Macquarie made and I cannot deviate fm his plan". "Pardon me Sir Thomas I know the contrary no such memorandum exists made by him, he had other views, but admitting that such was his arrangement, how are you bound by that, or do you think his authority more important or entitled to more respect than the express order of the King's Secretary of State, (I had Mr Wilmot's letter in my hand) read this, here are orders to give the 5000 Acres adjoining if possible to the original grant or if that be occupied, as near as possible. It is not occupied Sir Thomas and yet these orders appear to be unimportant and disre[garded]

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