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The Founders of Canterbury

The Lord Lyttelton. Reigate, 19th April, 1850

The Lord Lyttelton. Reigate, 19th April, 1850.

My Dear Lord,

—After a four hours' discussion at the New Zealand House, the proposed alterations in the Terms of Purchase were unofficially adopted; and as Mr. Cox was present approving as we went along, and he took away a draft of the proposed new Terms, it is expected that the official sanction of Company and Government will be given on Monday, if not to-morrow.

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There is nothing else new of much importance; but the number of applicants for information has been considerable to-day; and every thing looks well.