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Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW), Wednesday 26 December 1906


At Walcha on January 7 the local Crown land agent will offer for sale by public auction the right to an occupation licence of 55,820 acres, in the county of Vernon, and parishes of Kangaroo Flat, Loch, Styx, Mooraback, and Fitzroy. The land is lot No. 37, adjoining Cunderang R.A. 564, Cunderang East R.A. 585A, and Cunderang West R.A. 586A. It is thickly timbered; rough country, of poor grazing capacity. The block is about 32 miles from Walcha. The upset licence fee for each section of 640 acres is 6s 8d. A supply of water exists in McCarthy’s Creek.

Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW), Wednesday 4 September 1907


At Armidale on September 30 an occupation licence of 71,000 acres in the counties of Sandon and Vernon, and parishes of Merrigalah, etc., situated in “The Falls” country, and the resumed areas of Enmore and Cunderang, will be offered for sale by the Crown land agent. The annual upset licence fee per section of 640 acres is 2s 6d. The block has a good supply of water. The land, which is more or less inaccessible, with small flats near the watercourses, is about 20 miles from Walcha, 12 miles from Armidale, and 2 miles from Hillgrove.

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