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[pre]vent the sale of Grants by Adventurers - who came here with nothing - probably, who thinks, will I suspect be soothed into signing the bonds upon such an assurance, if they did and offended the Secretary woe be to them. I suppose the complaints will be universal from all the new Settlers, and I hope you will exert yourself to the utmost in the same cause.  Sir Thomas says the Commissioner suggested allotting a Convict to every Hundred Acres - and that reptile Field wrote the conditions and the Bond - Say, as your Brothers were put into possession of their land before this regulation was made, and we can prove that the Grants were drawn out though not signed, can it be enforced upon them? If it can, they must resign the land - but I

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