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Original Documents on Aborigines and Law, 1797-1840

Document 15b

Original Document 15b





Commandants office

Newcastle 4th Sept 1826


I have the honor to transmit herewith a Copy of a Letter from the Colonial Secretary, and with reference to the enquiry ordered by His Excellency the Governor, beg to acquaint you, that Liet . Low proposed to return from Sydney by the next Packet (say Saturday the 9th Instant) and conceiving Wallis Plains to be the most convenient point for meeting, I should suggest our assembling at the Government Cottage on Wednesday the 13th Instant, by which time the different persons concerned can be brought together.

I have the honor to be



R Scot Esq J.P.

&c &c &c


Patricks Plains


4th Sept 1826

Allman  to R Scott


No 9



[1] For the trial of Lowe, see R. v. Lowe, 1827.

Published by the Centre for Comparative Law History and Governance of Macquarie University, and State Records NSW