Auction, Darbalara on the Tumut River
The Sydney Morning Herald
30 December 1842
By order of the trustees.
Mr. Blackman is instructed to sell by Auction, at his rooms, George-street, adjoining the Bank of New South Wales, on this day, 30th day of December, 1842, at twelve o'clock, all the right, title, and interest of Joseph Newton, in and to the splendid agricultural farm on the Tumut River, well known as Darbalara.
This property consists of a well-built Slab Cottage, containing four rooms and convenient outhouses, immediately edging the fertile banks of the tortuous Tumut, on the Port Phillip Road, distant from Yass about 70 miles; on the Farm is also erected a substantial stock and milking yard with six divisions, capable of holding 1500 head of cattle.
There are about one hundred acres of land fenced in as paddocks sixty-five of which are under a good crop of hay, now ready for the scythe.
Also, Seven tons of Stacked Hay, and a few Agricultural Implements, which will be enumerated at the time of sale.
The above estate, which, in addition to the many advantages it possesses as an agricultural, has been and still is used as a Dairy Farm, for which it is preeminently adapted, from the sweetness of its ever luxuriant herbage.
This valuable Farm will he sold on the day named, subject to a government claim upon it of £40, bring arrears of squatting license, which is at the same time inclusive to 30th June, l843.
Further particulars may be ascertained on application to the auctioneer, or to Mr. George Charles Stewart, Accountant and Agent, Macquarie-street, Sydney.