Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 090
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[Pencil note:] Lord Robert Cecil
April. 13. 1855.
20 Arlington St.
My Dear Mr Macarthur
Your offer is a very kind one & I must thank you for it very sincerely. But I own I feel some scruple in making you bear the burden of a risk which I voluntarily took upon myself.
I had two octaves of you – one of sweet wine – & one of a wine resembling Hock. At first both seemed