rest api to retrieve content of file

I am trying to migrate code that we wrote against gitlab to stash (3.1), one of these is a rest request to get the content as a file.

https://{my-host}/rest/api/1.0/projects/CLOUD/repos/myrepo/browse/package.json

 This return the content as a set of lines: 

{
  "lines": [
   {
      "text": "{"
    },
    {
      "text": "  \"name\": \"my-project\","
    }
  ],
  "start": 0,
  "size": 3,
  "isLastPage": false
}

Is there a way to return the raw contents(text, base64) of the file instead of having text-text lines?

Also i can't tell from the rest api how to create or update just a file. 

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Dec 15, 2015

You may not be able to get the raw contents of the file from the REST API, but it's available if you tack on ?raw to the full URL of the file. For example, hitting https://{my-host}/projects/CLOUD/repos/myrepo/browse/package.json?raw should return the raw contents of that file.

Thanks!  Spent a lot of time trying to use the REST API to get the raw file, until I read this post.

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