Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 135
come to be properly appreciated here and more especially in India, I presume that the labour skill & enterprise that, in Sydney, have begun the foundations of wine-produce will ultimately meet with ample return.
I wish to lend my small aid in promoting a conviction of the qualities of Australian wines & removing prejudice. I have neighbours connected with India, & me now going out to take charge of a Collectorate, which, as you may know, is a sort of Vice-Roy-ship, of a large district.
On finding, as I was glad to do, that there were already two kinds of 'Camden" wines in London, I examined my cellar-room, & can accommodate 10 dozen. Accordingly I should be glad to have 4 doz: of the