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James then presented him with the copy of your Letter to Mr [indecipherable], to press the modication with which we had acted, and visited the substance of the information in your Letter to me - The Governor was delighted he had always wished me to know the Land - on Tuesday James and I went to Sydney - [indecipherable] saw the Governor - He returned your Letter was again very happy and desired I might transfer the moment he had Lord Bathursts orders& should have the land. James the called on Mr Oxley and some other [indecipherable]. He immediately [indecipherable] out - "Your Father has succeeded Major Goulburn has just read me the orders of Lord Bathurst and shown me the chart, with all Cawdor marked Green - Judge of your Brother admonishment - When this was reported to me I wrote the Letter No 10 - This appears to have 

[Written at side of page] The Leasing Plot

Caused some alarm, and [indecipherable] to usage the Letter No 11 was sent to me next day - What will My Lord Bathurst say to this - Not only are his Lordship's orders read with contempt and evaded, but the individual who calculated all his difficulties are at an end, is insultingly told the ruin that [indecipherable] might will return your fuffing Flocks.

John Macarthur

31st Jan 1824

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