He strutted about ... with an air of good natured importance declaring that all the harbour [Port Stephens]
and country adjoining belonged to him.
"Belonging to me all about massa, pose you tit [sit] down here I gib it to you"
"Very well" I said. "I shall sit down here."
"Budgeree very good" he replied. "I gib it to you."
And we shook hands in ratification of the friendly treaty.
1826 ~ Robert Dawson, Chief Agent
The Australian Agricultural Company