Bussell Diary 02: Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 17 December 1832 - 3 February 1833

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presented him with 3 miles frontage on the banks of the river Mr Turner & Captain Molloy thought it rather unjust and John in a beautiful letter to the Governor requested permission to assign one third judging it more advantageous for the colony that friendly interest should yield to public good. Our names had certainly been discussed at the Council board yesterday as Mr Browne said accidentally at dinner yesterday but "I said they can only think of their brothers and such Brothers as they are it could not be otherwise" I don't know what conversation gave rise to this but I felt that I thanked him for doing such justice to our feelings. Whilst we were in the Botanical [writing at foot of page indecipherable - mostly torn/worn off.] [Page 46]