Timber all dead many years.
Black and red soil.
Red and chocolate soil.
With clay subsoil.
All ringbarked and dead, no undergrowth.
All ringbarked, timber well dead.
Timber dead many years.
Little less may buy.
Think little less will buy.
per acre asked, less will buy.
asked, less will buy.
Grass seedy country.
Infested with burr.
Infested with thistle.
Been in one family right through.
Rain wanted badly.
Will not allow inspection until we have rain.
ex The Australian Stock & Property Code No. 2
Compiled and issued by W(illiam). G(eorge). Woodger (1887-1979 *) and A. E. Robinson.
Price – twelve shillings & sixpence.
copy bears signature of P. M. Bourke, 3. 9. ’12
These old arrangements of words caused Ellen to smile secretly and return to the trees...
Murray Bail. Eucalyptus (1998)
eucalyptus; Oz; property; rhetoric; telegraphic codes
W. G. Woodger; P. M. Bourke; Murray Bail