State Library of NSW
20th November 1862
Since I had this pleasure by the last mail our principal sales have been
2 kegs Lard to appc @ 6d and 272 lbs shoulders Bacon cut off after being salted and a little tainted @ 6d pr lb - all these sales have been for cash and I trust will be satisfactory to you - we have remaining besides 7 Sides 7 Hams & 12 cheeks reserved for House / 40 cheeks and 4 shoulders, for which I expect to get at least 6d.
The total quantity of Bacon &c sold to date is 7267 lbs realizing £238.17. 4.
Sir Wm Macarthur
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