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Colonial Secretary's Office
17th February 1824


In compliance with a dispatch received from Lord Bathurst, I am directed to have the Honor to acquaint You that the Governor is ready to make a Grant of the whole of the district supposed to consist of Ten thousand seven hundred (10,700) Acres, bounded on the North by the river Nepean, on the West by Mount Hunter, on the South by Brisbane and on the East by West Camden, reserving however for public purposes a tract enclosing all the paddocks around Cawdor, and another of Six hundred Acres being the Land hitherto set apart for a Church and School, on your agreeing to yield in return the quitrent of a Shilling Sterling

John Macarthur Esqre

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