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Govt House Parramatta
14 April 1825


I am directed by His Excellency the Governor to submit to you the Extract of a dispatch which he received from Earl Bathurst under date the 17th of last August and which arrived in the Colony on the 4th inst,

"That Mr Macarthur be put into immediate possession of the lands described in that letter, amounting to 10,700 Acres on the payment of £2850 (being at the rate of 10s/ per acre, for 5700 acres) or on the payment of an Annual Quit Rent of £142.10s redeemable at 20 years purchase, which is equivalent to a ready money

John Macarthur Esq
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