1848 - Run No. 177. Whitty J. C. and H., (now J. C. Whitty,) Name of run, Lacmalack. Estimated area, twelve thousand eight hundred acres. Estimated grazing capabilities, two thousand five hundred sheep. North the estate of the late William Shelly, marked line by Commissioner; south Goberagundera river; east the estate of the late William Shelly and marked lines of Commissioner; west small range leading from J. Terry's creek to junction of the Tumut and Goberangundera rivers. N.B.--This run has been transferred, with the sanction of the Government, to J. C. Whitty, in whose name the lease will accordingly be prepared. - (Ref- The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)(about) Previous issue Monday 16 October 1848).
He appears to be a man of great vision, strength and fore sight. Not only did he hold the Blowering lease on the same page (1376) he is accredited with the leases of two more large tracts of land.