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35/2152 - 28th. March 1835

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Charlotte Plain. 26 March 1835.

Sir,
We have the honor to state, that Captain
Finnis, commanding our Whaling Ship Elizabeth,
has written to us requesting that we would forward
to him One Ton of Bread to Moreton Bay, at
which Port he would call for this supply on, or
about, the 1st of May & stating that it is most
essential to the success of his voyage.

As the Government Brig, Governor Philip,
sails for Moreton Bay next Week, we have to
request the favor of your obtaining His Excellency's
permission for our forwarding the above mentioned
Ton of Bread by that Vessel for the Elizabeth
(paying the customary expenses of freight); and
also for Captain Finnis's receiving it on his
sending in his Boat.

We have the honor to be.
Sir,
Your most obedt Servts.
Aspinall & Brown

The Honble.
The Colonial Secretary
&c. &c. &c.

[marginalia]
It may be considered
harsh to reference
this, but I am
afraid that it
would be a
very inconvenient
precedent.-
Port Macquarie
is open to private
Vessels.

Let the applicants
be informed to the
[foregoing?] effect
with the conveyance[??]
of my regret at being compelled
to refuse their request
March 30 RB

MC/
Immediate
Messrs Aspinal[sic] Brown[sic]
1 April 35.

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LW

Cap John Finnis: https://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/finnis-john-2043
Also, Aspinall & Browne was a merchant trading enterprise based in Sydney