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Paramatta; Augt 2
Dear Madam
You [indecipherable] probably have heard before this reaches
you of our safe arrival at New South Wales. We have much to
bless the Ld. for, who conducted us safe thro' [through] the mighty waters & rough
sea to our desired haven. I said I had a great sense of the Divine
Mercies & were more humbly dependant upon the Gd of [indecipherable]
& Grace. We are now comfortably settled at Paramatta & shall not
be removed to Norfolk Island, while Major Grose is Lieut Govr.
You will have heard of Mr Johnson's quarrel with the present
Lieut Govr & how uncomfortably we are situated in [indecipherable - starts with p?] of Religion
Mr John informed me that things in that respect were [indecipherable]
things like so bad as at present. There is so little attention paid even
to mere morality. The differences between Mr J & the Lieu Gov [indecipherable]
gone to a very great length to render it exceedingly [indecipherable]
to me as it gives me [indecipherable] when in conformity with

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