Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 071
If you will undertake the trouble I will pay costs and expenses –
But if Brokers and Merchants play such pranks as you describe in tasting, is not that conclusive against shipping in wood? at least while shipping on a small scale.
I shall be obliged by your sending me three hogshead of the wine you mention two of white (Ancarot [Ancarot] or Reisling) and one of Red (Bordeaux) – with distinguishing marks – but if it suits you the 2 white may be one & the same wine, as one cask will will go to New England, and the other into my cellar – The wine should be left at the A.S.N Co's Stores (or Wharf) with my name on the casks to the care of Mr Anlaby, Morpeth – and if ever you come up to the Hunter I hope you will give me the opportunity to shew you the Camden and