Volume 65: Macarthur-Onslow correspondence, 1846-1929: No. 481
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be well to secure this nucleus of skilled labor in advance.
I think I could arrange for the [migration?] of those that I think would be of value, as they were not very fortunate in their selection of country.
Assuming they were induced to shift under satisfactory condition on your side, it would of course be under distinct understanding that they cultivate at least half of their holdings in the white mulberry, & [?] silk cocoons to be purchased by the central establishment, on which you would have erected a mill or
["?"] (including the [Reeling?] plant before mentioned). This arrangement would be on a par with what is done in other industries for cane growing & the Col: Sugar Refining Company -