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exertions, and as the means of completing more extensive and important improvements.

I must further remark that all the other good lands in the Cow Pastures were granted subsequently to my first application to Earl Bathurst, and after I was assured by Mr Goulburn, in 1819, that the Governor would not be authorized to dispose of them until my fathers claim was settled. There appears, therefore, to be no other mode left of fulfilling the promise, and giving effect to the intentions of Govt, than what I have suggested, and respecting which, from its great importance to my family, and the unforeseen delays, experienced in the Colony, I hope you will excuse the anxiety I feel.

I have the Honor to be,
Your most obedt hble Servt

John MacArthur Jn

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