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chart, Your Excellency will observe a red line running from the termination of Hunter's Rivulet, to the west boundary of West Camden, including the whole of the Government reserved lands, & a part of Brisbane; and containing about 12500 acres.

This tract of land may be fenced at a moderate expense; it abounds in excellent sheep pasture, and from its consolidated form, and contiguity to Camden, would enable us to place all our flocks within limits less difficult to be daily inspected.

The estate, being completely separated, by good boundaries, from other proprietors, we should look forward with confidence, under Your Excellency's liberal auspices, to the completion of an object, that I have so many years struggled to attain.

Should Your Excellency be pleased to sanction the proposed arrangement, I would cheerfully allow for the expense of the fences & buildings that have been erected: & as the quantity of land somewhat exceeds what I am strictly entitled to, perhaps your Excellency may not object to accept payment for the surplus in stock, for the improvement of the Public herds & flocks.

I have the honor to remain, &c   &c   &c   

(signed) John Macarthur


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