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he knew himself that a shepherd had found gold at Wellington. Learning near
Bathurst that Icely was absent from his estate, he went towards Wellington. And it
was on the road to Wellington that he halted at the inn of the widow Lister and ...
There two Californians fancied the valleys near Reid's sheep run or heard from a
shepherd of the gold found when the flour mill was built in 1846; and they
borrowed mining equipment and set out with a shepherd named Howell to find
McGlew had publicized the shepherd's tin near Inverell and, a year later, through
the same attention to gossip he opened another rich tinfield at Stanthorpe, just
across the Queensland border. He heard from a police magistrate that the Quart ...
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