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Sydney tomorrow morning when he would arrange with me how I was to act - but at present he agreed with me in opinion that the best plan would be for me to send in my name whilst he was with Major Goulburn. I shall be immediately admitted and I was then to present His Exy with my father's Letter of the 15th apologizing for the informality upon the urgency of the case.


Breakfast with Ovens, told him all that had passed. Ovens went to Govt House and I have every reason to believe urged the Govr to act with firmness & decision. Fennell is also down & active in the affair.

Called at Govt House about 11 oclock His Exy more than usually kind in his manner. Asked for the Letter saying he would take it to Major Goulburn himself and repeated all the promises of former interviews. Desired I would call again at ½ past two oclock when he would inform

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