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luxuriant and unbounded position to the westward of the Mountains, would not only essentially     serve me but at the same time promote the public interests.

I have the honor to be
Your obedient Humble Servt.
Signed.  John Macarthur

Colonial Secretary's Office
22nd Jany 1824


Every instruction brought from Lord Bathurst by the ship Godfrey Webster it is surely needless to     observe in reply to your letter of the 21st Instant will receive the earliest possible attention.  To carry some of them into office arrangements nevertheless are necessary [whi?] require time.   In the mean while it would have given the Governor great pleasure to have afforded every assistance in his power consistently with the good of His Majesty's Service, to your flocks exposed to great
[indecipherable] by the late long continued drought had not the rain of last night arrived most opportunely

I have the Honor to be
Your obedt Servant
Signed.  F. Goulburn

John Macarthur Esqr

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