Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 078
Ancarot [Ancorat] if equally convenient to you.
Some of those who have tasted your Ancarot at my table, have supposed the wine was not free from brandy – I professed my belief that it was free – will you please certify me upon that point –
I am happy to find that Capt Best did not put the wine you sent him into a wine merchants hands – but sent him samples. So we suppose that the wines repose in the Captain's cellar – and I trust we may yet have the more agreeable report which you anticipated –
I congratulate you upon your Constitutional Labours. and altho' I do not care much about such things, believing them to be ephemeral indeed – yet it is gratifying to see Demagogues at a Discount.
My dear Sir truly your's Geo. Wyndham