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of Sir Edward Macarthur at Parramatta. Your suggestion of including Sir H. & Lady Parker in the conveyance would be interesting on a new subject & might cause greater difficulty with the Trustee in England.

Under the circumstances your clients may I am sure with perfect safety take the conveyance with new Bond of Indemnity. They are well off & cannot want to sell at this season of general depression, and in a few years the Settlement may be got rid of altogether by Act of the Legislature.

The difficulty they complain of now has never been concealed from them, but then they were as eager to pay the whole of the money & secure the land with their improvements on it as they are now to have the Title Deeds. I am only sorry I gave way to their importunity. 

I am not very well today & have been unable to go over to the Farm so as to ascertain the exact position of the Wheeler's lands.

I remain &cs.

W.G. Pennington Esq

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