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I had met with a severe dissapointment, and was just in the mood to prefer solitude to society. Here, then, I selected my grant of four square miles, having found a fertile ridge, of which my boundaries enclosed a length of three miles. I got a n assignment of 15 or 16 convicts and set to work with them to subdue the earth.

Leiutenant George Bowen describing his ‘pioneering’ of the Bulgamatta property in Berambing.

Bowen's Creek Saw Mill

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