Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 129
London 30 Oct 1855
W Mc.Arthur Esq
We have acknowledged your favor of 27th Inst handing us Messrs Donaldson & Co's a/ of charges on ? 12 Hhds of wine amounting to £13.13.6 Due note is taken of your instructions to forward 22 Doz Quarts & 30 Doz Pints to Paris - we trust we shall be enabled to ship there on Thursday by the "City of Rotterdam" to Dunkirk.
Inclosed we hand you a note of our calculation of the cost of the wine including all charges - Of the light Wine we have taken our ? on two Hhds - the guages being nearly the same - & you will perceive, that to cover the first cost of 5/