Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 295

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than in London.  I have however thought it better to enable you to judge, to send [indecipherable] the note of the broker a pro forma acc

I have besides a small lot of samples extracted from the parcels put up for sale and which suit the french market best - These I send via London & thro B, Barton.  It wd give me great pleasure if these & the documents could create something like business between this port & those of Australia in all the quarters where wool is so extensively cultivated.  My house had been the first to create & set up as it were a direct trade and our attempts date so far back as the year 1826.  We could now receive return of wool, joiners wood & timber whalebone, provisions tallow, & any produce of the South Sea islands which might not be too dear in return for our wines

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