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Wellington Valley

30th March 1827 To His Excellency Lieutenant-General Ralph Darling, Governor and Commander in Chief in and over His Majesty’s Territory of New South Wales and its Dependencies, etc, etc, etc.   Sir, I have the honour to acquaint you with the facts of a very curious incident that occurred here in Wellington Valley during my recent visit. The affair could have had very serious consequences, but fortunately I have been able to clear it up to the satisfaction of all concerned. It is more than a year since Your Excellency was pleased to appoint me to the position of Inspector…

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