Forbidden to Cross Nepean

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser

21 September 1806

His Excellency in confirming his Predecessor's Proclamation of the 6th of July, 1803, forbidding any person passing the Nepean, &c. hereby directs that no person whatever except Officers, do at any time resort across the River Nepean on any pretext, excepting the people employed by Messrs McArthur and Davidson, who attend their flocks or sheep, and the limited number of people appointed by His Excellency to assist, John Warby in taking the cast off Bulls: which persons to be provided with tickets signed by me, and countersigned by the Magistrate at Parramatta; Thomas Harper and John Warby, Constables of Camden County, and the Military Guard at the Cow Pastures and Hut, having full authority for that purpose.

All persons, Civil and Military, and others, are required to be aiding herein.